User stories

Besides being at the top level and displayed on a kanban board, the tasks can also be contained by another type of work item: the User stories. A user story is a work item similar to a task, …

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Boards and milestones

Back to index   In HacknPlan, a Board represents a group of work items that are meant to be accomplished within a period of time, and one of its main purposes is scaling the scope down to a …

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The Game Design Model

Back to index   If there is a feature in HacknPlan which is unique and completely game dev oriented, is the game design model (GDM). One of the most common pains development teams suffer when working on a game …

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The kanban board

Back to index       HacknPlan has been built around agile project management concepts, although it doesn’t enforce a specific methodology. One of those common concepts is the kanban board, a visual way of representing the progress of …

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Anatomy of a task

Back to index   The task is the main entity of the HacknPlan system. It represents a small and specific piece of work to be done, and it can be classified by different aspects or characteristics relative to …

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Adding your team

Back to index   HacknPlan is a collaborative tool, especially useful for teams, so you can add other users to your project. Go to Administration -> Users & permissions on your project left menu:   You can invite …

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Setting up a project

Back to index   HacknPlan allows you to create as many projects as you want. The system is designed in a way that works better when everything in your game is managed under a single project (at least in the …

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