|Introduction to Game Development|
Instructor: Lindsay Grace
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|Syllabus||Summer 2008 Introductoin to Game Development Syllabus||1|
|Game Design Document Samples||Sample Game Design Documents||1||HTML|
|Concept Art Examples||Game Concept Art Examples||1||HTML|
|Week 1 Top 10s||Week 1 Top 10s list includes information to help you with the history of video games. Learn about the 10 most important games, top 10 ads, etc.||1||HTML|
|Week 2 Top 10: Best and Worst Games||To continue our history, some information about the best and the worst games and consoles.||2||HTML|
|Week 3 Top 10: Stats and Research||Game sales, audience and games that made it to market||3||HTML|
|Concept Art and Week 4 Prep||A few links to concept art and books combined with words of wisdom from 500 people succsesful people.||3||HTML|
|Audience Evaluation Worksheet||A sample set of questions to ask in one-on-one audience polling for demographics and psychographics.Useful for polling people about your game concept. If we have time, this is a good activity for Thursday 8-7-08||3|
|Interesting Game Stories||A summary and media from a few games that are noteworthy for storyelling. This is the same list I give my scriptwriting for games students.||4||HTML|
|Gameplay Fundamentals Cheat Sheet||A document outlining essentials of all games. It is derived froma collection of game design theories.||5|
|Week 6 top 10: Gameplay||Gameplay links and studies||6||HTML|
|Gameplay and Prototypes||Links and reading about prototyping your game idea.||6||HTML|
|Week 8 Top 10: Game Experience||A few lists of top 10 game experiences, including indie games.||8||HTML|
|Week 9 Top 10: Game Teams||9||HTML|
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