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Fall 2017 Semester
Sep 26, 2017
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GSND 5110 - Game Design and Analysis
Provides theoretical background and foundation for analyzing and designing games. Examines fundamental domains that are necessary to understand what games are and how they affect players, including but not limited to interface design, level design, narrative, learning, and culture. Presents relevant concepts and frameworks from a wide variety of disciplines—psychology, phenomenology, sociology, anthropology, media studies, affect theories, learning theories, and theories of motivation—for each domain. Explains the core elements of game design, introduces students to formal abstract design tools, explores several models of design process and iteration, and offers students an opportunity to practice game design in groups.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
GS Col of Arts, Media & Design

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
      Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Coll of Soc Sci & Humanities
      College of Engineering
      College of Science
      Coll of Arts, Media & Design
      Coll of Computer & Info Sci
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior
      Graduate

Corequisites:
GSND 5111

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