Game Design 2

Autonomy - Flexibility - Intrinsic Motivation

  • This is a unique opportunity for you to practice self-directed learning and create your own custom path of independent study.

  • Experience how great it feels to develop and complete a project of your own design.

  • Teams (balanced and small) will be considered.

How will you make your work in this class
PURPOSEFUL, PERSONAL, and MEANINGFUL?

  • Spotlight a problem you, a friend, or family member is facing

  • Bring to life an exciting story, dream or fantasy you've created

  • Tell a story that encourages positive change you'd like to see in your life, school, town, world.

PLAN Your PROJECT
or

Apply to JOIN the MOD SQUAD

PROJECT
COPY, FILL OUT >>> THIS PROJECT TEMPLATE

  1. PLAN an ORIGINAL **PROJECT based on a past Game Design 1 lesson or investigate something NEW (next section)

  2. Submit the SHARE LINK via the Schoology Create tab

  3. ADD a new dated entry at the end of every week

** Must be able to work on it during class and not require ADMIN install privileges. Also, NO Minecraft or Roblox.

REAL PROJECTS

EXAMPLE:

REAL STUDENT EXAMPLES

  • Josh H made a small truck game in C++ and now works as a senior engineer at Google

  • Casey F learned Python and now works as a Software Development Engineer at Amazon

  • Kolby A researched and invented an introductory Role Play system and now is an E-sport caster at BSU

  • Kit S perfected her digital art and is now a professional illustrator

  • Kim W, digital artist, worked for several game studios before teaching game design at the college level, now a stay at home mom making game for her kids.

  • Crista F learned code and electronics and is now at MIT