Computer Game Design Class Dr. H é ctor Mu ñ oz-Avila Sources: www.wikipedia.org Others And: Aaron Battalion Todd Fisher Hai Hoang Stephen Lee-Urban Marc Ponsen Megan Vasta Chad Hogg Joe Souto Kit Ming Chang Frank Cremen John Gerace Ben Mautner Chris Olsisnki
Dr. Héctor Muñoz-Avila
Myth # 1: Computers have to play as good as possible
Myth # 2: Only programmers can design computer games
Myth # 3: Succesful games need deep storylines
Myth # 4: Computer graphics “make” a game
You know what is an attack “Kung Fu” style?
SMyth # 2: Only programmers can design computer games
Storyline: "Murderous aliens have landed in futuristic Los Angeles, and humans suddenly find themselves atop the endangered species list. The odds are a million-to-one, just the way Duke likes it!"
Narrative - storyline
Game mechanics – rules of play