This is a sports pickup game app made to create a solution to all the issues associated with ... More
This is a sports pickup game app made to create a solution to all the issues associated with hosting and getting a pickup game.
The foundation of this app is the flake percentage: each profile has one and is affected when they don't show up. The purpose of this app is to optimize the users opportunity of getting out there and having quality games.
Last updated 12 Dec 2017
Published 14 Dec 2017
Okay, here's the scenario. You have the day off work and you fancy a well organised game of basketball, a competitive soccer kick around or an afternoon of surfing. The only trouble is, your friends are mostly at work themselves and can't help you out. So, what do you do? Trawl the likes of Facebook and search for possible likeminded individuals who might want to play? Head for the local sports area and hope there's a few people hanging around? Or do you just head to the local pub and take your chances there'll be a few likely candidates who aren't too drunk yet? I think it's safe to assume that none of these options will guarantee you an afternoon's exercise and entertainment.
There are a number of apps on the market that claim to be able to solve the pickup game problem but, to be honest, none have really come to grips with the heart of the situation. They tend to work on the theory that there is a ready-made band of potential competitors out there just waiting to be contacted. The fact is, if you are in the market for a game or a surf and you live in a reasonably sized metropolis, there are more than likely a whole bunch of like-minded individuals who are thinking the same way that you are. They just need to be organised better. That's where this app comes in handy.
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