||The Design of Play|
Instructor: Lindsay Grace
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|5 Essential Elements of Every Game||A simplified model of the components of a game||2|
|Advergaming Links||Links to examples and information about advergaming||x11||HTML|
|Course Packet||Required reading for the course - password protected. There is no book for the class, just these readings.There is no book for the class, just these readings.There is no book for the class.||0||HTML|
|Design Summary Example Presentation||An example of the design summary assignment for you to use as a guide for the IMS212 Group presentations on Feb 8th, 10th and April 4th and 10th||2||HTML|
|Design Summary Grading Guide||A quick rubric for understanding how your design summary will be graded.||1|
|Flow Resources||Additional content to augement class discussion on flow||5||HTML|
|Game Design Doc Overview||More details about grading the GDD midterm project, including requirements, and a basic rubric.||4|
|IMS212 Design of Play - Spring 2011 Syllabus||The Design of Play, course requirements, schedule and policy||0|
|Individual Presentation Grading||A basic rubric for your individual presentations||2||HTML|
|Individual Presentation Topics||Each student is asssignmed a single topic to research and demonstrate. This is worth 10 percent of your grade.||1||HTML|
|Midterm Option 2: Game Prototype||Grading guide for your game design and resources for understanding how to prototype a game. Includes examples of work.||4||HTML|
|Midterm Option 1: Game Design Doc||Overview of Game Design document requirements, if you choose this as your midterm project. Your other option is a game design.||4||HTML|
|Paper Prototyping Book Excerpt||An excerpt from Jesse Schell's Art of Game Design book||6|
|Paper Prototyping Help||A little information about paper prototypes for games.||6||HTML|
|Prototype Resources||A few software tools for helping you create assets for your prototype||6||HTML|
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