Gameplay Essay

Due Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017

At a Glance: This is a preliminary assignment to practice describing and analyzing games.

Video Game Review

Due Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017

At a Glance: This will be your chance to focus on evaluation instead of analysis.

Story-Game Design Assignment

Due Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

At a Glance: We will use a tool called Inform7 to make web-based story games (eg Adventure and Zork)

Team-Based Augmented Reality Assignment

Due Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017

At a Glance: You and your teammates will design a narrative that involves going out into the world to play

Capstone Portfolio and Reflection

Due Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

At a Glance: Materials from previous assignments, one revision, and a reflection on your progress this semester

Lightning talks

Due Date: Dates assigned individually (last two days of class)

At a Glance: Short, informal presentations (no reading!) on an interesting topic, question, frustration, or goal