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Game Prototyping Workshop - Thessaloniki Gamification Meetup

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These are the slides I used for the Game Prototyping Workshop I delivered at the 4th Thessaloniki Gamification Meetup

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Game Prototyping Workshop - Thessaloniki Gamification Meetup

  1. 1. Hashtags #greekgamification #gamification WiFi Network: ApoDec Password: apodectogether
  2. 2. 4th Thessaloniki Gamification Meetup Game Prototyping Workshop
  3. 3. Τι κάνουμε • Consulting • Speaking • Training
  4. 4. - Αντιπρόσωπος στην Ελλάδα - Διοργανωτής
  5. 5. Gamification Gamification: “Η χρήση στοιχείων παιχνιδιών σε καταστάσεις που δεν έχουν σχέση με παιχνίδια.” Werbach and Hunter (2012, p26) 5
  6. 6. Workshop Overview 1) Rules – Win State 2) Game Mechanics 3) Prototyping 4) Play testing
  7. 7. “Games give us unnecessary obstacles that we volunteer to tackle” Bernard Suits
  8. 8. Rules – Win State
  9. 9. Small Case Studies Rules - Win State
  10. 10. Football • Rule: You can’t touch the ball with your hands unless you are the goalkeeper • Win State: Score more goals than your opponent
  11. 11. Monopoly • Rule: You can buy a property only when you are on it’s square • Win State: Have the biggest net value
  12. 12. Rules – Win State Exercise Challenge 1: Choose a rule and a win state that works well in a game and present it to your team. 15 minutes
  13. 13. Game Mechanics
  14. 14. Small Case Studies Game Mechanics
  15. 15. Points - Leaderboards Goal: Introduce Competition
  16. 16. Randomness Goal: Balance the odds among players
  17. 17. Goal: Surprise Players Randomness
  18. 18. Game Mechanic Exercise • Challenge 2: Choose a game and a game mechanic that works well and present it to your team. 15 minutes
  19. 19. Prototyping By the end of this exercise you need to have: • A title for your game • The game’s rules on a piece of paper • A prototype other teams can play (50 minutes)
  20. 20. Play testing Try each others solution and give feedback. Try to find: • What works • What needs improvement • How it made you feel • How would you improve it (50 minutes)
  21. 21. Thank You! • #greekgamification • #gamification • Email: vasilis.gkogkidis@gamificationplus.uk • Facebook: Vasilis Gkogkidis • Twitter: @v_Gkogkidis Greek Gamification Network

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