Welcome To Game Design - Introduction to Game Design Theory

Digital, Board Games and Gamification: find your ideal Game Role in the Game Industry while learning about all areas.
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English [Auto], Portuguese
Understand what makes a game be a good game
Get to know in which area the student fits better
Know the differences between the different types of Game Producers
Know the different Games Purposes
Learn how to adjust and choose the best tutorial for each Target Audience
Find free assets to use in their games, even commercially
Fill a basic Game Design Document for their own games
Choose the best Store to publish games, according to the team's goal

Requirements

  • There are absolutely no prerequisites to take this course.

Description

[Com Legendas em Português]

This is NOT a Programming course, the Goal is to understand the theory behind the creation of games.

You will learn about many different aspects of Game Design and how they work, such as:

  • What a Game is (Goal, Interaction, Obstacles and Rules)

  • Types of Games (Digital, Analog and Gamification)

  • Game Loops

  • Game Arcs

  • Game Roles

  • Game Industry (Publishers, Game Studios and Indie Game Studios)

  • Game Purposes

  • Layers of a Digital Game

  • Tutorials (Explicit, Implicit)

  • Licensing (Royalty free, Creative Commons)

  • Game Design Document (+ Template)

  • Crowdfunding

  • Publishing Games (Google Play, App Store, Steam and Itch io)

By the end of some classes, I’ll challenge you to do some exercises, to help you learn better. They are not mandatory, but they can make you become a better game designer.

You will also answer some Quizzes, to help you memorize what you learnt even more.

You’ll also be able to download the presentation used in this course.

This course will help you create a bionic eye, after your know how games are made, playing them will never be the same again.

Enroll Now and I See you in the course!

Who this course is for:

  • People who want to learn about the Game Industry
  • People who want to understand Game Theory
  • Anyone who plans to work with Games in any area
  • Humans that want to create a Bionic eye and play games as a Game Designer
  • Teams who want to learn how to earn money by making games

Course content

4 sections22 lectures1h 32m total length
  • Download The Class Presentation
    00:03
  • Introduction
    01:20
  • What is a Game?
    06:36
  • How to Rate the course
    02:42
  • Game Types (Digital, Analog, Gamification)
    05:52
  • Game Loops
    05:36
  • DISCOUNT COUPON FOR THE MASTER COURSE
    01:54
  • Game Arcs
    04:15
  • Quizz 1
    4 questions

Instructor

School of Coding - Games, Apps and Websites
One Day Code
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Nós ensinamos pessoas a criarem protótipos com ou sem programação para validarem suas ideias e economizarem dinheiro.

Aprenda a criar Jogos, Aplicativos e Sites de uma forma fácil e aplicável para tirar suas ideias do papel e trazê-las para a realidade!

Na One Day Code você aprende com diversão, velocidade e aplicabilidade,numa linguagem informal com piadas, memes e zoeiras.

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Sobre o Fundador (João Victor Santos Pinho Teixeira):

"Sou apaixonado pela tecnologia desde criança, criei o blog Games Parati em 2009 para ajudar as pessoas com softwares e videoaulas. 

Sou formado em Tecnologia da Informação e curso Sistemas de Informação na Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná. 

Trabalhei com Banco de Dados na Multinacional HQS+, Sistemas Web e Aplicativos na Aceleradora de Startups Hotmilk da agência da PUCPR e na Empresa de Softwares Educacionais SITE

Em 2016 fundei a One Day Code para ensinar programação após passar pelo maior programa de Lançamento de Startups do Mundo, o Founder Institute

Em 2017 fundei a CodeHow com mais 3 sócios , uma escola de programação para aulas extra curriculares em escolas ou dentro da grade do Ensino Fundamental.

Em 2019 lancei o livro Bem-vindo ao Game Design - Introdução a Criação de Jogos: Aprenda a Transformar seu Hobby em Profissão.

Programei e lancei os aplicativos Save My Night  ,Vestfoco, Hoby Box e Equilibrium."