I think it is a great idea. It's just another data visualization on Twitter using 2D animation. I like Justin Bieber as an artist. He has 8M twitter followers.
On Mar 21, 6:37 am, Chase Armbrust <chase.armbr...@gmail.com> wrote: > But would prefer to speak via direct email rather than in a forum. > > Basically, I would like to create an application that adds RPG > elements (leveling up, accomplishments, avatar-personalization) to the > twitter experience. > > An example, hopefully enough to form the idea in the readers head. > > User opens the app, fills out twitter info, and then sees an egg. With > his/her first tweet a baby bird (sticking with twitter's theme) breaks > free of the egg. After acquiring your first follower you are allowed > to leave the nest. Later in game, if user is retweeted by justin > bieber at some point while he/she is playing the game, his/her bird > avatar can now be customized with justin bieber hair. If he/she gets x > number of followers, her baby bird evolves into a more mature and > cooler looking (customizable?) bird. Lots of possibilities. > > Hate justin bieber? I am not a fan either, but this app would target > the largest audience possible. > > Please email at cwil...@umich.edu if you think you can help. Or if you > can point me to someone who might be able to help i would also greatly > appreciate it. > > Best > - Chase -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk