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Massively Multiplayer Hackathon
amasad (1718)

EDIT: submissions closed. We're now preparing matches. We'll notify you soon.

EDIT: Team assignments here: https://repl.it/talk/announcements/MMH-Go/23242

Thanksgiving weekends are known to be boring -- what do?

HACK!

We're excited to introduce the first ever Massively Multiplayer Hackathon. Here is how it works:

  1. You sign up using this website: https://mmh.amasad.repl.co/
  2. On Friday the 29th 5pm PT you'll be dropped into a Multiplayer repl with 2-3 other people picked at random*
  3. You make something cool
  4. Sunday December 1st you submit your repl
  5. Our judges will pick the winner

1st prize: $200 Amazon gift card for each team member
2nd prize: $100 Amazon gift card for each team member
3rd prize: $50 Amazon gift cards for each team member

The theme will be announced on the day of Hackathon.

Here is where it gets real interesting: ALL THE REPLS WILL BE PUBLIC and will be listed on a website somewhere so anyone can watch you code.

  • It's going to be MASSIVE
  • It's going to be Multiplayer
  • It's going to be a Massively Multiplayer Hackathon (MMH)

Sign up: https://mmh.amasad.repl.co/

*: in some cases, if our fancy algorithm is struggling, we might have to place people manually

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Coder100 (292)

How will the amazon gift cards be delivered?
Will they be like shipped to your address?

amasad (1718)

@Coder100 by helicopter drop 🚁💳

Coder100 (292)

Wow!
What if the wind blows it to away to a random person’s house? @amasad

JackLesher (17)

@Coder100
Go ask them for your $200 Amazon gift card. Yeah, you're not getting it back

Coder100 (292)

“ On Friday the 29th 5pm PT you'll be dropped into a Multiplayer repl with 2-3 other people picked at random*” there’s an asterisk so what is the fine text?

amasad (1718)

@Coder100 that it might not be full random in cases where there is outliers or our algorithm didn't do the right thing. I.e. we'll manually place people if it's too hard for the algorithm

mwilki7 (519)

osnap
Is the language option there to help match people? I'd be okay with selecting a few.

sanjaykdragon (171)

@mwilki7 late reply, but yes looks like there is (although its mostly scripting languages)

avibeskrowni (29)

it is not working!

avibeskrowni (29)

it says login authorized but then it just redirects me back to the same page.

RohilPatel (116)

I've been trying to sign up, however it won't let me with google. If I'm signed in my device, I click google and it takes me to my enrollments page. If I'm not signed in and I click google it makes me sign in and says "unauthorized". Do you know the answer to this?

Coder100 (292)

@RohilPatel just reload the page after you sign up with google and then you fill in the form.
Why didn’t you ask this on my discord?

RohilPatel (116)

Becuase I was aiming it towards the general public. Anyways, are you doing it? @Coder100

Coder100 (292)

Yes
Whatcha put for your google form as your language?
@RohilPatel

RohilPatel (116)

You prob went nodejs, right., @Coder100

RohilPatel (116)

Good for you. Have fun ! @Coder100

Coder100 (292)

I don’t think we are going to Be working together, which is good
@RohilPatel

Coder100 (292)

Do you think you will get that gift card? @Coder100

RohilPatel (116)

If ur on nodejs, then we won't. Anyways, that is fine with me. @Coder100

Coder100 (292)

Yeah, fine with me as well @RohilPatel

Coder100 (292)

Do u have any ideas for what you are going to do? @RohilPatel

Coder100 (292)

It’s gonna be creepy coding with strangers lol @RohilPatel

Coder100 (292)

If I get Logan Mcquilken lol... @RohilPatel

Coder100 (292)

You know, do you think Logan will even want to try? @Coder100

RohilPatel (116)

IS HE SERIOUSLY DOING IT?!?!? @Coder100

Coder100 (292)

How come the CEO doesn’t encrypt his CSV from google forms? Lol @RohilPatel

Coder100 (292)

It’s convenient over here @RohilPatel

RohilPatel (116)

Cuz it's quicker their and I don't have to search comments etc @Coder100

RohilPatel (116)

Wanna make some random multiplayer project? @Coder100

Coder100 (292)

Can’t I’m on mobile rn @RohilPatel

Coder100 (292)

Plus, ima make ideas for el multiplayer @Coder100

Coder100 (292)

Also what can we make when. We are on different skill [email protected]

Coder100 (292)

Move to discord dm pls? @Coder100

RohilPatel (116)

U can make multi on mobile btw. We can come up with something cool, idk. We can split jobs up and stuff. You take interior server side stuff and I take exterior styling . @Coder100

Coder100 (292)

Talk on discord dm pls ok? @RohilPatel

RohilPatel (116)

@amasad The google signup isn't working for me. It just takes me to my enrollments. Can you tell me what is going on or fix it?

Coder100 (292)

@RohilPatel it is working, just reload the page after you signed up with google.

amasad (1718)

@RohilPatel I've seen you confirmed

TaylorLiang (99)

Can you change it to allow multiple language submissions?
I know C, python and HTML, and I dont want to submit multiple times

_Sniper_Turtle_ (15)

So... is it starting now?

_Sniper_Turtle_ (15)

@amasad Oh! I was wondering why we only had 7 hours to sign up. Thank you for updating

Zavexeon (631)

@amasad You mean I've been waiting at my computer for 8 hours for no reason...

amasad (1718)

@Zavexeon so sorry. I said it's thanksgiving weekend

Zavexeon (631)

@amasad No problem lol. I should of read better.

RohilPatel (116)

@amasad I've been trying to sign up, however it won't let me with google. If I'm signed in my device, I click google and it takes me to my enrollments page. If I'm not signed in and I click google it makes me sign in and says "unauthorized". Do you know the answer to this?

Coder100 (292)

@RohilPatel yes, you reload the page

RohilPatel (116)

Ok this was long solved by me. @Coder100

TylerBernardo (16)

Is the prize for all skill levels, or is there one for each skill level?

AdCharity (157)

TEAMS WERE RELEASED SO GET ON PEOPLE

sanchezpili6 (1)

has the theme been announced? I think I've been assigned a team, but I still don't know what I'm supposed to code.

Haaruun (48)

Is there anyway to UN sign up, somthing just came up :(

amasad (1718)

@Haaruun will take your name off. Thanks for letting us know

PDanielY (280)

@amasad Something came up for me too. :C

PDanielY (280)

@amasad i think I may be able to get on.

jasonszhao (0)

Unfortunately, same for me. Sorry if this isn’t the best place to indicate that.

TylerBernardo (16)

When i login, nothing happens. Is that intentional?

amasad (1718)

@TylerBernardo no must be a bug. Are you saying a blank page? Send me a screenshot

Nanowrimoijk (36)

@TylerBernardo if you sign up, you have to scroll up, idk if that helps but there you go =/

RohanShah8 (0)

@Nanowrimoijk has the right solution. After filling out your form it will look like the page is blank, just scroll up

brianweaverdev (1)

What happens if your teammates aren't showing up?

amasad (1718)

@brianweaverdev I added a FAQ in the announcement post. I think it might be a timezone issue or they just flaked. At somepoint just get started and they'll catch up

AA6Ninja (9)

my name is not in the team assignment. Please help!!!

AA6Ninja (9)

Though my name was in the csv file @amasad made. My name is on line 285 of the file but nowhere in the team assignment

AA6Ninja (9)

I am not getting any notifications or messages to join
Has the hackathon started yet?
Please help in how to join the hackathon

Nanowrimoijk (36)

@amasad are some of us already in our teams?

BenjaminNamikas (0)

Can you add me in?? I code Python and am a noobie @amasad

JackLesher (17)

I have no way of communicating with my team, collaborating with my team, or even knowing if I have a team. I also Don't know what the theme is. Did I have to be on the website at exactly 5:00 PM, or what.

JackLesher (17)

Um, I signed up 2 days ago, and are we supposed to get an email or a notification or what? I wasn't here the minute it started, so did I miss it?

Bob11 (4)

I did not really get a confirmation for the forms I sent. I was unsure. I submitted it 3 times almost.

Bob11 (4)

I mean i didn't get a team yet?!?!

Bob11 (4)

@amasad oops, I was looking at EST

Bob11 (4)

I did not get dropped yet?

Andi_Chin (9)

so how exactly do i get "dropped into" a repl?

amasad (1718)

@Andi_Chin you'll get a notification

AA6Ninja (9)

@amasad Can you change my skill level from skilled to intermediate???????
Please change it fast, I accidentally had selected skilled and did not notice until now.

AA6Ninja (9)

@amasad Please do it fast. I'll be really thankful for it.