Gamestar Mechanic Game Design

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Learn how to apply five elements of game design to build a game using Gamestar Mechanic. You will create a design document, prototype, and playtest.

This Short Course is part of our Game Design Fundamentals Package, a set of nine courses that are perfect for embedding into middle and high school courses or using in summer camps and after-school programs.

 

Objectives

Students will be able to…

  • Identify and apply the five components of game design
  • Develop a video game design document
  • Use Gamestar Mechanic’s drag and drop features to create a playable game
  • Write player messages
  • Implement the iterative design process

Total Completion Time

Approximately 18 Hours

Student Work

Here are some examples of student work created with Gamestar Mechanic:

 

Inside Gamestar Mechanic Game Design

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Resources

Course Documents

Software and Hardware Specs

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Students will access Gamestar Mechanic here. Information on firewall configurations for Gamestar Mechanic can be found here.

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