Secrets and Snacks

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Secrets and Snacks

  1. 1. Secrets and SnacksThinking about Game Design Drew Davidson
  2. 2. a little bit about me
  3. 3. Perspectives  Tap-Repeatedly.com   Post-Secret Game Design   Snackable Gameplay
  4. 4. Post-Secret Game Design
  5. 5. Post-Secret World  No Secrets  Personally  Globally
  6. 6. 3 Post-Secret Aspects  Personal Privacy and Oversharing  24/7 Pop Culture Media Coverage  Spoilers Everywhere
  7. 7. Personal Privacy & Oversharing  Share Personal Info  Post Secrets, Pictures, Videos  Everyday Star
  8. 8. Spoilers  IMDB  GameFAQs  Web
  9. 9. 24/7 Coverage  Pop Culture  Previews  Demos  Blogs
  10. 10. Post-Secret Games  Star = Hero  Player Created Content  Cross-Media
  11. 11. Post-Secret Game Design  Digital Distribution  Serialized Content  Player Input  History
  12. 12. Snackable Gameplay
  13. 13. Snackability  How Convenient and Easy it is to Eat a Snack  “Twelve Easy Pieces” NY Times 2006  “Snack Culture” Wired 2007
  14. 14. Games and Snacks  You Can’t Eat Just One  Just One More Turn
  15. 15. Snackable Gameplay  Characteristics  Mechanics
  16. 16. Characteristics  Time  Complete Play Experience  Micro/Macro Challenges/Rewards  Reduce Friction
  17. 17. Mechanics  Established Conventions  Progress Meters  Game Time  Power Ups  Cascade Combos  Unlocks  MetaGames  Ongoing Rewards
  18. 18. Snackable Game Design  Bite-Sized Story  Chunking  Flow  Fun
  19. 19. Perspectives  Thinking about Game Design   Secrets   Snacks   ???
  20. 20. Thanks!  Questions?   drdrew@cmu.edu   waxebb.com

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