SGD100 Playcentric Game Design - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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SGD100 Playcentric Game Design

This course introduces the play-centric design process and theory relating to the design of Serious games. A Serious game is a game designed for a primary purpose other than just entertainment, such as education, behavioural change, or raising awareness. You will work in teams to design your own Serious board, card, tabletop or other non-digital games from the initial concept, to playable Serious game prototypes and then demonstrate them to a panel. The process and theory underpinning the design of board, card and tabletop games also applies to video games.

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  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
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Band 2
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Course outline

SGD100 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 205KB)

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