Right, I’m putting together an old-school D&D campaign. I’ve already said I’m interested in exploring data visualisation and D&D, but in order to actually visualise data I’m going to need a campaign to generate the bloody data in the first place.
I’m still finding my way in the world of data, so this campaign is partly a way for me to learn through play. I want to explore tools such as AI and machine learning, Python scripting, automatic transcription, qualitative data analysis software, virtual tabletops, wikis, yadda yadda. The geekiest toys I can find, basically.
I’ll need to capture and store my campaign’s data in a systematic manner, thinking carefully about how I actually want to exploit the data in a useful way that enriches the campaign.[Read more…]