The Formal Elements of Games: Reading & Mindmap

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.

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