Please prepare a short presentation and a live demonstration of your game, in 20 minutes.
Presentation order link.
- Common issues of gaming
- Positive use of videogames
- Identity in gaming
- Presentation of the game proposal.
- List out common social and cultural impacts of videogames and identify any influences on your personal life.
Classcraft video introduction
- Online game
- Virtual environment
- Social media
- A review of the Chinese Gold Farmers and eSports
Hong Kong Esports
Chinese Gold Farmers trailer
NSA Spying on online games
eSports documentary trailer
A social media usage report from Digital Jungle
- Ideas of flow in game
- 2nd game design workshop
- Construct the main story line along the dramatic arc.
- Identify the core gameplay mechanism
Examples (from Game Design Workshop, Tracy Fullerton)
- WarCraft: Players build and move units on a map in real time with the intent of opposing units in combat and destroying them.
- Monopoly: Players buy and improve properties with the goal of charging rent to other players who land on them in the course of play.
- Diablo: Players battle monsters, seek treasure, and explore dungeons in an attempts to amass wealth and become more powerful.
- Super Mario Bros: Player controls Mario (or Luigi), making him walk, run, and jump, while avoiding traps, overcoming obstacles, and gathering treasure.
- Storytelling and narrative studies
- Interactivity in cinema and games
- Narrative in game
- Storytelling in film and game (Tomb Raider)
Identify the important player character in your former game design document.
- Directly tell us something about this character.
- What does s/he look like?
- What does s/he do in the game story?
- What does s/he usually say in the game story?
- What do other characters say about him/her?
- What does his/her attitude towards events in the game story?
- What does s/he want in the game story?
- What is his/her need?
- What is his/her usual feeling?
- What is his/her usual reaction to other characters?
- What type of player will identify with your character?
- Name a well known game, film, TV character or celebrity who shares similar characteristics with your main character.
Tender Loving Care trailer