Meetup

Positives:

  • Infrastructure for running & organizing groups

  • Tools for creating and managing events and RSVP lists

  • Desktop & Mobile platforms

  • Consistent UI look & feel

 

Negatives:

  • Not all aspects of UI are intuitive

  • Users need to fully learn UI/UX to get the most out of the platform

  • Mobile & desktop versions are too different, making actions across devices difficult

Bumble

Positives:

  • On-topic/on-brand articles w/ tips and suggestions

  • Clear color delineations with different aspects of the app; dates, friends, networking

  • Strong social presence

  • Community-driven

  • Powerful matching algorithm

 

Negatives:

  • Reliant on a FB account in the initial setup

  • Aggressive upgrade promotions

  • Relies too heavily on gender-based selections/decisions

DnD Beyond

Positives:

  • Extensive knowledge center & information

  • 3rd party integrations; twitch, youtube, google

  • Organizes custom, user-generated content

  • Active, community-fueled forums

 

Negatives:

  • Specifically for D&D 5th Edition

  • Most content needs to be bought to unlock

  • Limits amount of custom content behind a pay-wall

  • More a content-hub; does not teach new players about TRPGs

This project was born from my years of experience in the tabletop role-playing community. These cards are an independent production by Luis Alvarez and is not affiliated with the Melsonian Arts Council.

This project was born from my years of experience in the tabletop role-playing community. These cards are an independent production by Luis Alvarez and is not affiliated with the Melsonian Arts Council.

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