The following project has been approved:
The UFVBeerGame is a version in software of the Beer Game, a role-playing simulation developed at MIT in the 1960's to clarify the advantages of taking an integrated approach to managing the supply chain. In the UFVBeerGame it were implemented the client and the server of the game. It's necessary four players for playing the UFVBeerGame. The server can managing several games simultaneously. And besides, the user can choose the computer to play in the place of a human player. The UFVBeerGame allows that the user set several alternative configurations of game that the traditional game does not allow. More information about the MIT Beer Game can be found in http://web.mit.edu/jsterman/www/SDG/beergame.html
Mission and Goals
The goal is that the UFVBeerGame will be used by administration's students to develop the capacity of taking an integrated approach to managing the supply chain. And to extend the original game allowing that the user can choose alternative configurations of game.
The UFVBeerGame is available for download at http://vicosa.dpi.ufv.br/downloads/ufvbeergame/
In this url you can obtain the beergameclient.jar and beergameserver.jar. These files are executable jar of the client and of the server of the UFVBeerGame. Get they and have a good time.
Please, if you have some bug, send a message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For participating or making suggestions, send a message to: email@example.com
Message from the owner(s)
The first version of UFVBeerGame is ready. It permits that the player configure the transportation leadtime between two facilities to one week or two weeks, and set the order delay time between each component to zero weeks, one week or two weeks. Now it's being developed a second version that permit the user configure the game to playing with the computer.