Welcome To Game Design - Master Board Game Design
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Welcome To Game Design - Master Board Game Design

Start creating your own Board Games from scratch, using free tools and playtesting with friends.
3.4 (30 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
281 students enrolled
Created by One Day Code
Last updated 4/2020
English
English [Auto-generated], Portuguese
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Develop Complete Board or Card Games Prototypes
  • Create Game Projects with Game Design Document and Canvas
  • Know how the Tabletop Games were created and how they evolved
  • What are the main Tabletop Game Genres and how they work
  • Understand what are and when to use Physical Game Components
  • When to use each type of aesthetics
  • How to separate the game moments
  • How to Balance your game using Math, Randomness and Probabilities
  • Know what goes in the game and whats goes in expansions
  • How to publish your game with a publisher of by yourself
  • Find free assets for your projects
Course content
Expand all 34 lectures 03:33:29
+ Introduction
7 lectures 21:22
Download The Class Presentation
00:03
What is A Game?
06:36
Quizz 1
2 questions
DISCOUNT COUPON FOR THE MASTER COURSE
01:54
+ Game Components
3 lectures 21:00
Game Components
13:53
Components Feel
03:21
Game Aesthetics
03:46
Quizz 2
2 questions
+ Game Moments and Types
4 lectures 24:34
Game Genres
07:04
Game Tutorials
05:37
Game Moments
04:26
Game Mechanics
07:27
Quizz 3
2 questions
+ Prototyping Your FIrst Game
9 lectures 01:10:18
Paint Prototypes
07:29
Google Slides (Play Online)
12:28
Icons For Your Game (Flaticon)
06:48
Marketing and Card Templates (Canva)
12:56
Game Assets, Graphics and Templates (Licensing)
06:14
Physical Components
07:18
Game Design Document and Canvas
05:45
Your Game Structure (Gdd Template)
11:17
Game Design Document Template for Board Games
00:03
+ Playtesting and Publishing
4 lectures 17:33
Playtests
04:08
Game Scope and Expansions
03:09
Crowdfunding Platforms
04:30
Publishing Costs and Distribution
05:46
Quizz 5
2 questions
+ Extra - Mathematics
6 lectures 58:14
Introduction to Math
10:17
Percentages and Simplification
04:16
Multiple Events - Part 1
12:13
Multiple Events - Part 2
11:32
Possibilites Interval
05:05
Balancing a Game
14:51
Requirements
  • There are absolutely no prerequisites to take this course.
Description

This course will teach you how to create Board Games from Scratch.

We start with the history of video games, then you'll learn about the game moments and components used to create a game.

In the end, you'll receive a template to start creating your game from scratch and how to publish it.

You will also learn how to balance your game to make it fun.

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

  • How to create prototypes using free tools and without being an artist

  • The History of Tabletop Game Consoles and their Purposes

  • How to choose the best components for your game

  • How the different game components feel in each situation

  • What are the main game genres

  • How the game aesthetics influence in the game

  • How to write good rulebooks

  • What are the main game moments

  • Where to find free assets for your game and use them commercially

  • How to balance your game using math

  • How to separate your game from expansions

  • How to publish and sell your games

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.

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 Tabletop Games Creation
  • People who want to understand Game Theory
  • People who want to know how to create Tabletop Games from Scratch
  • Anyone who plans to create quick Prototypes to validate their game ideas
  • People who want to become Great Game Designers
  • People who want to know how to Create Games using the best components
  • People who want to learn Mathematics for Games