The mission of Bay Area Games is to help game developers in the Bay Area connect, learn & self promote. This site is intended to be developed by the community itself, and the more voices we have the more valuable the site will become for everyone, so we encourage you to contribute!
The contents of the site are hosted on github, and is formatted using Markdown. This makes it easy for anyone to make changes to the site while having every change tracked, reviewed and approved by moderators.
You don't need to master git to edit this site, GitHub makes it easy to make changes directly on their site. The steps to suggest a change are as follows:
Make a GitHub Account
Go to the repository for this site
Navigate to the page you'd like to edit, for instance the events page.
Click the 'Edit this file' button that looks like a pencil
Edit the page to your heart's content, previewing with GitHub's 'Preview changes' tab
When you're done, at the bottom of the page describe your changes in the 'Commit changes' area and click the 'Propose file change' button
If you see the 'Comparing changes' screen, click 'Create pull request'
On the next screen describe the motivation for your change if applicable, and hit the 'Create pull request' button
A moderator will then be able review your request, and either accept the changes, request edits or reject the changes.
If your changes are accepted and merged, the site will automatically update itself to reflect them!
Please note we have a code of conduct, please follow it in all your interactions with the project.
In the interest of fostering an open and welcoming environment, we as contributors and maintainers pledge to making participation in our project and our community a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age, body size, disability, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, level of experience, nationality, personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual identity and orientation.
Examples of behavior that contributes to creating a positive environment include:
Examples of unacceptable behavior by participants include:
Project maintainers are responsible for clarifying the standards of acceptable behavior and are expected to take appropriate and fair corrective action in response to any instances of unacceptable behavior.
Project maintainers have the right and responsibility to remove, edit, or reject comments, commits, code, wiki edits, issues, and other contributions that are not aligned to this Code of Conduct, or to ban temporarily or permanently any contributor for other behaviors that they deem inappropriate, threatening, offensive, or harmful.
This Code of Conduct applies both within project spaces and in public spaces when an individual is representing the project or its community. Examples of representing a project or community include using an official project e-mail address, posting via an official social media account, or acting as an appointed representative at an online or offline event. Representation of a project may be further defined and clarified by project maintainers.
Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior may be reported by contacting the project team at firstname.lastname@example.org. All complaints will be reviewed and investigated and will result in a response that is deemed necessary and appropriate to the circumstances. The project team is obligated to maintain confidentiality with regard to the reporter of an incident. Further details of specific enforcement policies may be posted separately.
Project maintainers who do not follow or enforce the Code of Conduct in good faith may face temporary or permanent repercussions as determined by other members of the project's leadership.