About This Game
Yes Chef! Is a new game for foodies. It is basically a combination of Chutes & Ladders + Trivial Pursuit which uses an iOS device (iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch) to access a database of questions and outcomes.
This blog is intended as a sort of diary of the development of the game, and to provide an opportunity for anyone interested in the game to contribute to it.
Access the game directly
You can access the online version of the game using any iOS device by going to the following URL:
This is currently a static build - there is no data in it. It's currently being used to design the UI flow and tweak the CSS for iPhone and iPad versions.
To add the game as an app to your device, look at the instructions at the bottom of this post...
Monthly Archives: December 2010
Disclaimer: I’m sure that there are more efficient, cross browser ways of doing this, my intent is to simply share what worked for me… One of the great things about CSS3 is that it allows you to create dynamic transformations … Continue reading
Before getting into more of the design of the game, I wanted to work out what made sense in terms of a metaphor for the game / gameplay. My initial idea was that the iPad physically was about the same … Continue reading
Disclaimer: I’m sure that there are more efficient, cross browser ways of doing this, my intent is to simply share what worked for me… One of the nice things I discovered about CSS3 is the ability to detect devices and … Continue reading
Let me start off by saying that my intent here is to give some shortcuts and tips that I found were useful – not to provide a thorough or comprehensive overview of the technologies. So on we go: Setting Up … Continue reading
So I decided to approach the project by thinking about the actual interaction flow and how the game would look, and then worry about all the behind the scenes stuff. Since I had a pretty good idea about how it … Continue reading
Well, the short answer is that I don’t want to learn Objective C in order to write a proper iOS app :¬D Since I’m already familiar with HTML / CSS / PHP / MySQL I figured why not just use … Continue reading
So here’s what I’m thinking about in terms of how the game works: 2-6 players (or teams) There is a game board with a track that users move along, starting at point A, moving to the end point B. Each … Continue reading
The idea for the game was born out of a desire to have a game that could be played at dinner parties which was simple, fun and quick. At the same time, I was interested in creating an application that … Continue reading