1. Discuss the idea of video game design as an expressive art form after watching a video clip of a video game designer.
2. Identify how video games effectively engage players by teaching basic skills through level design, by creating a storyline or plot, and game environment design.
3. Evaluate two Kodu Game Lab games on a graphic organizer after playing them. Evaluation is based on how effectively the games teach basic game skills, how effectively the game environment is designed and how engaging the storyline of the game is.
Step 1: Watch the video below.
Step 2: Click on the link below and play the game for 5 minutes. Then evaluate the game with Mr. Vela.
D = Move Right
A = Move Left
S = Duck or go down a tube
W = Jump
Shift = Run and shoot fireballs
Step 3: Click on the link below and select two (2) games to evaluate (choose one that you liked and one you disliked from the previous lesson). Use the handout.
Step 4: Leave a comment in the comment section by answering the following questions:
Step 5: Watch one of the videos below: