Game Design – week 2


  1. Discuss student game concepts: what is the name of your team? How did communications go this week? Does it make sense to have a team captain? If so, who will it be?
  2. Dynamics, Mechanics, Aesthetics definitions. Here are my notes
  3. Take a look at a sample Game Design Document
  4. The Pima game club is called the Game Development Guild and their e-mail address is They meet in this classroom. Contact them for meeting times
  5. Download and read Chapter 1: The Basics in textbook (Challenges). We’ll discuss it next week
  6. Time to work with team on board game


  • Read chapter 1 in textbook (Challenges link above)
  • Work on your board game as a team
  • Check out this article
  • And read this article