Genre – What type of game are you going to
Story / Plot – What is the game about, what is
Character Functionality – What can the
character do (move, shoot)
Character Design – what will your character
Level Design - Map out what your level looks
There are many different genres
FPS – First Person Racing Sport
RPG – Role Playing Action Shooting
Platform Adventure Music
Beat ’em’ up Puzzle Sneak ‘em’ up
Of the above genres the bolded ones can be
made from above view.
What is the overall story of the game (e.g.
Is there a background to your characters
What is the aim of each level
What is the overall game objective.
What can your character do?
How can they move? (e.g. left and right)
Can your character shoot?
Does your character animate?
Any other ideas?
What will your character and all your sprites
Draw your characters, walls, objects,
enemies. Anything that you will use in your
game to make it better.
For this you will design what each of your 3
levels will look like. Below is an example of
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Game Title – What is your game called
Target Audience – Who is your game aimed
Theme/Story – What is your game about
Characters – What characters are in your
Levels – How many, how different will each
Draw your characters – Draw your characters