Aug
23
10:00 AM10:00

Game Design Workshop Day Four

Teaching input, output, throughput and rewards.

- Creating themes and worldbuilding
- Game presentation
- Exploring how we interact with games
- Control and feedback
- Bringing it all together
- Digital game creation resources: User Interface Design
- Make two games focused on input/output and rewards
- Next steps: What to do next on your game design journey.

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Aug
16
10:00 AM10:00

Game Design Workshop Day Three

Teaching player interaction and choice.

- Exploring player interaction
- Function of thematic choices
- Structuring rules and systems
- Communicating rules to players and technical writing
- Digital game creation resources: Story for Digital Games
- Make two games focused on player choices

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Aug
9
10:00 AM10:00

Game Design Workshop Day Two

Teaching overcoming obstacles.

- Function of obstacles in games
- Exploring challenge in games
- Understanding and implementing difficulty curves
- How to balance a game
- Digital game creation resources: Creating/Finding Art & Sound Assets
- Make two games focused on different obstacle-types

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Aug
2
10:00 AM10:00

Game Design Workshop Day One

Teaching the basic building blocks of games.

- Introduction
- Role of a game designer
- Fundamental concepts of game design
- Digital game creation resources: From Twine to GameMaker to Unity
- Function of goals in games
- Different types of goals in games
- Motivation and narrative
- Make two games focused on differing goal-types

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