750 Words V2: Product Decisions
How it works in V1
Proposals for V2
These are used to give the site some ability to track activity across time and across people. It’s not really useful as a leaderboard because a lot of people are going to be tied for first place. That’s intentional. I don’t necessarily want to encourage people to work harder than they need to just to get to the top of a leader board.
Entries get “points” based on an obscure logic that’s loosely based on how points work in bowling.
Determine “base” points:
Determine “carryover” points:
Based on this logic, an entry can receive between 0-3 “base” points, and up to 6 more “carryover” points, for a max of 9 points.
There are a lot of and many of them have mysterious conditions for being earned. That’s intentional. There should be more badges and more mysteries.
Streak badges are pretty self-explanatory. Write a bunch of days in a row.
Flock badges are pretty self-explanatory too. Write a lot of words.
Behavior badges are less so.
New badge ideas:
New badge features: