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How to Make Games - Part 1

How to Make Games - Part 1

 
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Author: Mike Petty
Objective:

To provide some general tips and questions for generating and developing ideas for games

The emphasis is on traditional board and card games, but the ideas could apply to digital games.

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Presentation from Educreations

This presentation was created in Educreations for the iPad. It introduces some general tips and questions that will help generate and develop ideas for games.

Source: Created by Mike Petty

Sites for continued study

Boardgame Geek - This is a great place to start learning about the many games that are already out there.

Interview with Kory Heath - This is an interview with Kory where he talks about several aspects of game design including his method for generating ideas (which I referred to in the lesson).

Protospiel Articles - Several articles that I wrote or worked on with other game designers involved with the Protospiel game designers convention.

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