Read chapter 3 of Tracy Fullerton’s Game Design Workshop and MINDMAP the core ideas. Extra credit: Do dramatic Elements as well.
Upload a pdf of the mind map. Don’t know how to mindmap? Learn more: http://www.fastefoundation.org/publications/mind_mapping.pdf
Alternative assignment, if you’ve read about formal elements
Read Chapter 2 of A Game Design Vocabulary and mindmap/diagram it.
Read chapter 1 of Games, Design and Play and mindmap/diagram it.
Read The Four Basic Elements from Art of Game Design and mindmap/diagram it.
OR write a blog post comparing the approaches.
Leave a link to your work in the comments.