In this lesson, we’re going to begin brainstorming ideas for games that we may actually build in class.
One Button Games
In the article below, you will learn about a number of so called “one button games” that, although simple to play, represent an impressive product of creative and critical thinking.
Use Google Slides to create a one button game demo as in the example below. Include a mock up as well as directions and an explanation as to how the game works.
Shared with you via Google Classroom is a Google Draw file. Use this file to create a “concept web” style brainstorming chart.
Your goal is to come up with a compelling idea for a “one button game” that uses our school’s mascot as a main character. Be prepared to share your ideas and brainstorm charts.
Game Developer’s Journal
Start a new note in evernote called Ideas. Write 10 game ideas down. Don’t worry if they aren’t great, sometimes a bad idea leads to a good one. We’re going to do this for the next 10 classes. By the end, you’ll have 100 ideas for games from which to choose for your capstone project.