Learning Game Development

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Presentation highlights the Top Six Lessons from Learning Game Development.

Learning Game Development

  1. Learning Game Development6 Lessons
  2. LESSON 1BE ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN ABOUT THE GAME OBJECTIVE
  3. Make sure to tie down to asingular objective;One that is achievablegiven the game mechanics
  4. Eliminate game mechanics thatdo not explicitly tie to theoutcome
  5. LESSON 2THE GAME ENVIRONMENT NEEDS TO BEDYNAMIC
  6. Even in non-play condition,the game environmentmust still change
  7. There must be somepenalization of the playerfor not making moves
  8. LESSON 3BE SURE OF HOW YOU SCORE PLAYERS
  9. Decide on what variablesthe score will depend
  10. Decide what clearlydefines a winning score
  11. Decide how the systemwill compute it
  12. Work out the formulae to calculate thescore right at the beginning
  13. Ensure that the player understands how actions inthe game relate to an increase/decreasein score
  14. LESSON 4 INCLUDE AHOW-TO-PLAY
  15. Do not take the game play experience of other stakeholders for granted
  16. Right from prototyping stageinclude instructions on how to play the game
  17. LESSON 5DESIGN IS ONE THING;DEVELOPMENT IS ANOTHER
  18. Know the budget and timelines and tailor your game design around it
  19. Be practical during development. Do not get carriedaway by the vision ofthe game designer
  20. LESSON 6PLAY TEST EARLY,PLAY TEST OFTEN
  21. To avoid incurring huge costs on play testing, use paper prototypes that model game-play
  22. Play-test all through design and developmentRead More
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