To join the Thrive development team you can either send us an application via email containing the information outlined below or you can fork the repository and submit a pull request for a small feature or update. Either way if your application is accepted, you’ll be sent an invitation to join our development forums and contribute to discussions.
If applying by email send your application to email@example.com with the subject heading ‘New Application’. If you don’t use this subject heading your message may accidentally be caught in the spam filter. If you don’t receive a reply within five days, it’s fine to contact us via one of our social media outlets for an update.
Here is the information you should put in your application:
What username would you like if you are accepted to the team?
Development teams cover the broad areas of development you can work in, though any dev is free to contribute to any area they have skills in. Choosing which best applies to you should be straightforward. Our development teams are Graphics, Outreach, Programming, Project Management, Sound and Theory.
Introduce yourself and explain which areas of development you are interested in helping with. Include which skills you have with samples/examples of work you have done such as a portfolio, github or other code you have written. We cannot gauge skill level without these examples – artists should attach artwork portfolios and programmers should link us to existing projects, for instance. We have a guide to writing a personal summary here however a few sentences describing the game making skills you have is fine.
(Optional) How You Found Thrive
If you want, let us know where you first came across our project and what made you want to apply. This is purely for outreach purposes.
(Optional) Contact Declaration
Tell us whether you’re happy for Revolutionary Games to contact you if you disappear soon after joining to make sure you haven’t forgotten. Again, this is purely optional, but it helps make sure new members don’t go missing. We’re perfectly happy if you’d prefer not to be contacted in the future.