Battledome Minion Card Movement
Approved by: 5thba.wam, c353u.c.wam, t1dbe.wamDescription of Proposal
Battledome Minion Card Movement Overview Restack.AI is an independent Web3 game studio based in Norway and Ukraine. We are the Galactic Hubs Season 1 and 2 Pioneer Grant recipients. We built Battledome in Season 1 and will develop a community toolset for season 2, allowing us to decentralize the game. In our Discord, we setup a Battledome focus group, inviting the active and vocal players to solicit feedback. As a result, we created, ranked, and estimated a backlog of community feature requests. Description Currently, card movement is not a factor in Battledome gameplay. The community requested that minion movement be factored into the gameplay, adding a new element to the strategy. Moreover, players will feel like they receive full value from their cards. We discussed the minion movement feature with David Elvion at Alien Worlds. Per his suggestions, we will add a movement cost. Instead of deciding randomly, the lower movement cost minion attacks first, adding a new element of strategy to the battles. The primary benefit: the community-requested update will boost player engagement and retention. Team This year we will be adding two junior developers to our team, allowing us to sustain the game's development over the long term. Our estimate includes management, development, testing, and post-delivery support and adjustments. Steve Murphy (Game Architect) Steve has over 25 years of experience as a software engineer in the gaming, finance, and government sectors. He built and continues to maintain Battledome. In addition, he will direct and mentor two new developers who will deliver the project. Alexander Grover (Project Manager) Alex is a 25+ year experienced project manager and business leader with corporate experience. He will manage developer relations, the project timeline, and communication with Alien Worlds. Danny N (Fullstack Developer) Danny is studying for his Masterâs Degree in computer science at Lviv Polytechnic University. He will be an apprentice under Steve as a fullstack developer, supporting Battledome. Kristiyan T (Jr. Frontend Developer) âBulgaâ is a community member who will apprentice under Steve to support Battledome. He will start on the frontend, learning React before learning the backend and smart contracts. Timeline We will implement and deliver this update within two weeks of receiving approval and the first payment. The milestones are - Project initiation (1-2 days): Specify the project for the jr. developers. - Algorithm Design (1-2 days): Update the gameplay mechanism. - Coding (3-4 days): Steve will manage the two junior developers to implement the changes. - Testing (2-3 days): We will work with the community to test the update and make necessary updates and changes to ensure smooth gameplay. - Release (1 day): Push out the final changes and update our player guide. Request We will request a $650 in TLM (CoinMarketCap) rate to cover a 10-12 person-hour task. This time estimate does not include the mentorship and knowledge transfer from Steve to the junior developers. 50% in advance and 50% upon completion.