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Spiderhead official rules

spiderhead here is my final design document, hope everyone has a great summer.

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Spiderhead design document

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reading response 6

a. The narrative experience of a game is the result of the collective stimuli which enable the imagination of the player to experience something beyond a series of numbers which get bigger or smaller base on the input of those … Continue reading

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The Journeys of Paul review

The game, “The Journeys of Paul” by Cactus Games attempts to put the player into the shoes of an early christian missionary circa 60 AD. Following in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul and his journeys across the Mediterranean, the … Continue reading

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polemical game proposal

The Hollywood Game Proposal Document   Point of View In this game, players are given a role as head of a production studio and tasked with making the company as successful as possible. Players compete to produce and distribute the … Continue reading

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Response 4

  games are a completely different medium from say text or film. As such, there are certain points at which a game cannot “get real”. That said, this is not to say that games cannot be used as a means … Continue reading

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Katamari Design Doc

katamari card attack

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Response 2

1. Farkle operational rules: -player take turns rolling six dice -the following are worth points –1′s – 100 –5′s – 50 –three-of-a-kind (111 = 1000, all others worth base times 100, e.g. 222 = 200) –123456 – 1000 -if the … Continue reading

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the Whaling Game deisgn doc

the whaling game deisgn doc

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Response 3

  1. Balance A vast majority of the games were turn-based and as such true balance was never completely attainable. That said, numerous methods could be observed from game to game. “Mushroom soccer” gave the first turn of a round … Continue reading

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Response 1

1) I personally found the definitions of Roger Cailos and Chris Crawford to best fit my personal understanding and experience of what a game is. Both definitions try not to create an actual and concrete definition but instead create a … Continue reading

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