I've started a little game programming group here, and the discussion is being passed around about two things. What project should we start on, and is there any good free project collaboration software out there? My first thought was a mod. It would give you a chance to view good professional code, and you would be able to see your results visually almost immediately. Others disagree. They say mods are too easy, and we should start work on a full blown 3D game. The skill levels in this group range from beginner to intermediate and we just started this up to learn. Has anyone had any experience with this?