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Game Genre. Classification of Games. How do Games work?. Genres and Fun. FPS Action Adventure Horror Stealth Sports Simulation or toys War Games RPG. What do you do in the Game? Why is it fun?. Game Genre. FPS (First Person Shooter) What do you do? How is this fun? . Half Life .

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classification of games

Classification of Games

How do Games work?

genres and fun
Genres and Fun
  • FPS
  • Action Adventure
  • Horror
  • Stealth
  • Sports
  • Simulation or toys
  • War Games
  • RPG

What do you do in the Game?

Why is it fun?

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Game Genre
  • FPS (First Person Shooter)
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?

Half Life

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Game Genre

FIFA

  • Sports
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?
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Game Genre

Sims

  • Simulation or Toys
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?

Movies

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Game Genre

Silent Hill II

  • Horror
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?
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Game Genre

Blood Omen

  • Action/Adventure
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?
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Game Genre
  • RPG
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?
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Game Genre

Civilization IV

  • RTS
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?
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Game Genre

Thief

  • Stealth
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?
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Game Genre

World of Warcraft

  • MMORPG
    • What do you do?
    • How is this fun?
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Game Genre
  • Interactive Narrative
  • Choose dialogue
  • Choose your own adventure

Façade

Fear

FPS (First Person Shooter) Horror

games can be classified
Games can be classified
  • MDA 8 Kinds of Fun
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Games can be classified
  • Contest
  • Chance
  • Improvisation
  • Sensation
where to begin
Where to Begin?

Dynamic System

Dramatic Elements

Formal

Elements

games are systems
Games are Systems
  • Formal Elements
    • Players
    • Objectives
    • Rules
    • Procedures
    • Resources
    • Boundaries
    • Outcome
dramatic elements
Dramatic Elements
  • Premise
  • Character
  • Story
  • Challenge
  • Play
how to make a good game
How to make a good game?
  • Establish balance: Flow
  • No dominant Strategy
  • Progression Tension: a way for the player to grow
  • Outcome uncertainty, but visible
  • Reward/Punishment Systems
composing a system

Composing a System

Setup the mechanics and dynamics to create a balanced GamePlay

ways to establish balance
Ways to establish balance
  • Manipulating numbers
  • Introducing chance
  • Manipulating rules
  • Use trade-off matrix
  • Encoding the game as another balanced game, e.g. Rock, Paper, Scissors
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How to make a good game?
  • Establish balance: Flow
  • No dominant Strategy
  • Progression Tension: a way for the player to grow
  • Outcome uncertainty, but visible
  • Reward/Punishment Systems
avoid dominant strategies
Avoid Dominant Strategies
  • Are strategies that gives you a win no matter what.
  • E.g.
  • Any game Examples?
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How to make a good game?
  • Establish balance: Flow
  • No dominant Strategy
  • Progression Tension: a way for the player to grow
  • Outcome uncertainty, but visible
  • Reward/Punishment Systems
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