GOTO 2021 • Dungeons, Dragons & Developers • Matt Brunt

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This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia February 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia

Matt Brunt - Dungeon Master, Code Tinkerer & Cybersecurity Pro

You enter the dungeon, as the echoes of your footsteps sound around you, something catches your eye — is that… oh, oh no.
You grab your trusty sword and with your fellow adventurers, you seek to overcome the mighty challenge that lays ahead of you: building software.
This talk is a look at some of the parallels between dungeons and dragons, and software development.
Matt will show you how lessons learned through delving into dungeons and fighting monsters with a party of adventurers can help teams of developers when building software in the real world. Are you ready to join him in a mighty quest [...]

00:00 Intro
04:32 Dungeons & Dragons
06:16 The dungeon master
07:36 Our story begins with you
09:31 Wizards
10:58 Our party
12:25 The quest
16:25 Quest requirements
23:48 Losing the path
25:57 Decisions need context
31:58 The final hill
35:31 Summary
36:38 Outro

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