General

Warning

All of the CDG information presented here is a draft and is not final.

Community Development Group.

About

The 'Community Development Group' is a group of D20PRO users who volunteer to assist the D20PRO team in creating content for the virtual tabletop software.

  • Motivations to be in this group:
    • You're a very creative person.
    • You want to run product X for your group, but do not want to do all the work from scratch.
    • You want to learn how the designers do things.
  • The advantages of being in this group are:
    • You get your name listed in the product credits.
    • You get to excersize your creative side.
    • You get a D20PRO release version of the product you work on.

Becoming a member

Users wishing to help build products and/or do data entry will need to sign an NDA.

  • Fill out the questionnaire Google Form.
  • Request an NDA from D20PRO support.
    • Fill in and sign the NDA via Adobe Verisign.
    • Keep a copy of the NDA for your records.
  • Arrange a VOIP meeting interview (not formal) on Discord.
    • This should be set between M-F 9am-5pm CST.

Skill Sets

You should be basicaly familier with and have access to the following things. For details on these please see our Utilities page.

  • D20PRO (latest build): You should be comfortable (at least conceptually) with all facits of the application.
    • We do not mind assisting you in learning the application, however you should know your way around the basics in the application.
  • Photoshop and/or GIMP: basic image manipulation abilities.
  • Notepad++ and/or Brackets: basic understanding of plain text document format.
  • Acrobat or other PDF viewer: have some form of PDF file viewer.
  • Markdown Syntax (Documentation): If you are in the D20PRO Guide Documentation group, you will need to understand markdown as to how it relates to working with MKDocs.

Task Assignment

  • You will generally work in small groups.
  • Please make use of the Forums and/or Discord Channel (CDG) for communicating with each other if need be.
  • Small groups will be overseen by one of the staff members.
  • Tasks will have dealines
  • If you are not sure how to do something, ask within your task group.
    • If you are still not sure, ask a staff member.
    • It is far better to wait for an answer, than to have to redo work.
  • Please -do not- post outside of the group specific Forums or Discord channels about projects.
    • We often receive items pre-release or have other reasons for wanting work on a project to not be public knowledge.