Academic Catalog


Course Code: 9090705
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Multimedia Informatics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The goal of the course is to teach students the fundamentals of non-digital game design techniques. It explores the essential parts of a game to reveal its essence of its operational form. Students will analyze a variety of non-digital games (e.g. board and card games) and explore their mechanics from social and cultural perspectives. They apply the principles of game creation methods and gain insights regarding fast prototyping, and iterative design techniques, which can be applied to different kind of interactive projects. As a designer, they will investigate the freedom and innovative process of non-digital game development.