Game Design Workshop

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Workshop delivered for the Academy of Interactive Entertainment.

First delivered in Singapore in March 2011 then across in Indonesia in June 2011.

CRICOS Provider Codes Sydney: 03108G Melbourne: 02619D Canberra: 02406F © 2011 AIE Ltd.

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Game Design Workshop

  1. 1. Indonesia, June, 2011<br />Game Dev Workshop<br />
  2. 2. How many grown adults do you know who are living their childhood dream?<br />
  3. 3. Speaker Introduction: Mark Tayar<br /><ul><li>I search the world for talented games and film students for AIE
  4. 4. I also love great movies and games like these worked on by our grads</li></li></ul><li>Today’s Outline<br />Introduction to AIE<br />Career Pathways in Games<br />Group Activity: Making a Game People Want to Play<br />Activity Wrap up<br />A look at our grads and how they are living their dreams<br />
  5. 5. Introduction to AIE<br /><ul><li>Only teach Game Development, 3D Animation and Visual FX
  6. 6. Non-profit established in 1996 to grow Australia’s games & animation industries
  7. 7. Campuses co-sited with games & film companies in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.
  8. 8. Partnerships with Sony Foundation</li></li></ul><li>The AIE Model<br /><ul><li>Bring programmers and artists together in a studio environment
  9. 9. Students spend 2.5 days per week making games or movies (not just listening to lectures!)
  10. 10. Student projects judged by a panel of industry</li></ul>The Result:<br />AIE is Ranked Number 1 by govt. and industry…<br />
  11. 11. “Nationally, the Academy of Interactive Entertainment rates highest as a respected provider with the most relevant courses”<br />(IBSA, December 2009, p. 28) <br />
  12. 12. “The games courses professionals admire are from private providers and the Academy of Interactive Entertainment is the one employers name.”<br />(The Australian Newspaper, May 2011) <br />
  13. 13. Recommended Games Career Paths<br />
  14. 14. Team Activity: Making a Game People Love to Play<br />
  15. 15. Team Activity<br />2 mins<br />
  16. 16. Pick a game genre<br />Have a main character or hero<br />Decide on a Game Objective<br />5 mins<br />Team Activity<br />Brainstorm<br />
  17. 17. Team Activity<br />Prototype<br />Use anything to prototype your game:<br />Drawings, Role-play, a song<br />8 mins<br />
  18. 18. Explain the game in 1 sentence<br />Where’s the Love Factor?<br />3 mins prep<br />Team Activity<br />Pitch<br />
  19. 19. Activity Wrap Up<br /><ul><li>In every industry, you must be able to promote your ideas
  20. 20. To turn your ideas and prototypes into a real games you need programmers and artists
  21. 21. To get into AIE you must love making games not just playing them
  22. 22. To get into the industry you must love making games other people love</li></li></ul><li>
  23. 23. Tom is living his childhood dream<br />
  24. 24. Daniel is living his childhood dream<br />
  25. 25. Rob is living his childhood dream<br />

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