Sprint 14 – Just James Things

Sprint 14 – Just James Things

July 20th, 2020

So today is the last day of my fortnight off and It’s been an interesting two weeks. I’ve played a lot of games, saw some friends, did my full time job and started to exercise again.

I figured i’d do a mix of an update and how i’ve spent my 2 weeks this update.

Let’s start with SoSa stuff!

Firstly don’t forget this weeks game night is Jackbox Party: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sosa-plays-jack-box-party-tickets-112353648788

Previously on James loses his mind building a social network

  1. Precursor
  2. Sprint 1 – The Foundations
  3. Sprint 2 – The ummm Foundations?
  4. Sprint 2 – Nerd Ramble
  5. Sprint 3 – Cooking with matches!
  6. Sprint 4 – Now We’re Cooking With Gas!
  7. Sprint 5 – Robot Uprising
  8. This Is Not the Sprint You’re Looking For
  9. Sprint 6 – That’s a Weird Looking Patronus
  10. Sprint 7 – Corona Stole My Title
  11. Sprint 8 – Adventure Time!
  12. Sprint 9 – Now In Technicolor
  13. Sprint 10 – Refinement
  14. Sprint 11 – Motion In The Ocean
  15. Alpha Release 1.0.3
  16. Sprint 12 – No Rest For The Wicked
  17. Alpha Release 1.0.4
  18. Sprint 13 – I Need a Break
  19. Alpha Release 1.0.5
  20. Sprint 14 – Just James Things
  21. Sprint 15 – Wearing My Heart On My Sleeve
  22. Alpha Release 1.0.6
  23. Sprint 16 – Warm Up
  24. Alpha Release 1.0.7
  25. Sprint 17 – Coffee’s back on the menu!
  26. Alpha Release 1.0.8
  27. Sprint 18 – We’re on fire!
  28. Sprint 19 – Slowly fast
  29. Sprint 20 – Let’s get Nerdy
  30. Alpha Release 1.0.9
  31. Sprint 21 – We’re back!
  32. Alpha Release 1.1.0
  33. Sprint 22 – You Look Cute Today
  34. Alpha Release 1.1.1
  35. Sprint 23 – Sausage Smuggler
  36. A SoSa Retrospective
  37. Sprint 25 – I am SoSa and don’t call me Shirley
  38. Sprint 26 – The best laid schemes of mice and men
  39. Sprint 27 – Vogue, Strike a Pose
  40. Sprint 28 – a New Hope
  41. I Couldn’t Think Of a Title
  42. Guess who’s back, Back again!
  43. Demolition Man
  44. Squid James
  46. We Didn’t Choose This Life, We’re Just Living In It
  47. Let’s go!

Release 1.0.5

You can see the things i’ve included in release 1.0.5 here


LinkedIn grew from 462 to 492

Patreon, we gained another 2 Patrons! Thank you Kyran and Nicklas!

Our Beta List grew from 316 to 328

Google now see’s us for our own brand name!

Although our our google search performance in general has gone down slightly

Game Night

Next SoSa game night we will be playing Terraria!

Sunday 9th August 1900-2100 GMT / 1200-1400 PT / 1500-1700 ET

Dig, Fight, Explore, Build: The very world is at your fingertips as you fight for survival, fortune, and glory. Will you delve deep into cavernous expanses in search of treasure and raw materials with which to craft ever-evolving gear, machinery, and aesthetics

Don’t have the game? Give me a shout and I’ll get it for you!

Grab a ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sosa-plays-terraria-tickets-114007894682

Patreon Badges

The very talented Peter Day at Morphsites finished our patreon badges this sprint too!


Developing such a huge platform, dealing with community issues, sharing my insights as an entrepreneur and keeping up to date with things all on top of a full time job is hard work! So this sprint I took time off for myself to get out of the rat race.

After all the time in lock I finally got to see my mum, who is in the very vulnerable group for Covid-19. It was lovely sitting with her for hours, having a coffee and just catching up. Even just having a hug was amazing to be honest.

I had a fantastic day having a BBQ with some friends, some of which are chefs and the food was incredible. But most importantly it was great to spend time with people I haven’t seen properly in months.

Fun fact, during lock down I got so fed up with how much hair I had that I took a shaver to my head. Apparently, I’m not very good at shaving the back of my head and so ended up with a wonky hair cut.

So… I got my hair cut!

I also spent a LOT of my time gaming. Starting with Detroit: Becoming Human, moving on to Shadow of the Colossus and then sinking far more hours than I care to admit in Destiny 2 and Civilization 5!

Me liberating the Androids! Teabot would be so proud

Anyway, thank you for reading, I hope you enjoyed this little update from my fortnight off and thank you for supporting and being patient with me through this journey 🥰