Game Mechanics & Systems Design

UW Professional & Continuing Education

How long?

  • 10 weeks
  • online

What are the topics?

UW Professional & Continuing Education

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About the course

This course focuses on refining game design and the user experience. You'll gain the ability to focus, balance and playtest games in order to create a production-ready design. We'll explore concepts that make games successful regardless of platform or production methods and work in groups to redesign and improve upon a classic board game and prototype for presentation and review by peers and industry professionals.

Topics include:

  • Game mechanics and systems
  • Iterative playtesting techniques
  • Balancing and costing game objects
  • In-game economics
  • Social games and serious games

Experts

Jay Schneider

Jay Schneider is best known as a designer and producer of the Xbox LIVE megahit Duels of the Planeswalkers. Other Magic the Gathering credits include the design of the "Sligh" deck, design and development work on Shards of Alara block, Zendikar block and Rise of the Eldrazi. Previous game designs...

Game Mechanics & Systems Design at UW Professional & Continuing Education

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