PA216 Game Design II

Fakulta informatiky
jaro 2023
2/0/0. 2 kr. (plus ukončení). Ukončení: zk.
Vyučováno prezenčně.
Mgr. et Mgr. Zdeněk Záhora (přednášející)
Mgr. Jiří Chmelík, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Mgr. Jiří Chmelík, Ph.D.
Katedra vizuální informatiky - Fakulta informatiky
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra vizuální informatiky - Fakulta informatiky
PA215 Game Design I
The course builds on the PA215 Game Design I. If needed, permission may be considered but only after prior personal consultation and debate over the content of the previous course.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je nabízen i studentům mimo mateřské obory.
Mateřské obory/plány
předmět má 29 mateřských oborů, zobrazit
Cíle předmětu
The aim of Game Design II. is to (a) enhance the knowledge and applied the use of (digital) games language, (b) analyze complex design techniques and specific features of digital games, and (c) develop the ability to connect individual elements of (digital) games to interrelated dependencies.
The main objective of the course is (d) to train and develop students skills in designing games.
Výstupy z učení
Student will be able to:
- design more complex games
- understand the complex interdependence of game elements
- analyze and change the overall gaming experience of (digital) games
- understand and explain advanced game design practices
- based on design documentation to detect contradictions in the design and to prevent potential production barriers
- better understand player experience and test design hypotheses on a group of players

Course outcome:
- 1x text: review of the game design publication | solo work
- 1x design: digital game design | solo work
- 1x play: polished board game ready for the release | teamwork
- 1x game: digital game prototype | teamwork
  • 00 WORKSHOP - GameDesignChallenge (one of the weeks during the course - operationally)
  • 01 Game design ontology
  • 02 Semiotics and abstract analysis in games
  • 03 Emergent systems and gameplay
  • 04 Randomness and probability
  • 05 Adaptive difficulty, game balancing and accessibility
  • 06 Pleasure, boredom, anxiety, challenge
  • 07 Decisions
  • 08 Game world and Player character
  • 09 Games as narrative medium
  • 10 From cheats to modifications and (fan) communities
  • 11 Designing metagame
    povinná literatura
  • TEKINBAŞ, Katie Salen a Eric ZIMMERMAN. Rules of play : game design fundamentals. London: MIT, 2004. xv, 672. ISBN 0262240459. info
    doporučená literatura
  • KOSTER, Raph. A theory of fun for game design. Sebastopol: O'Reilly Media, 2014. xviii, 279. ISBN 9781449363215. info
  • FULLERTON, Tracy. Game design workshop : a playcentric approach to creating innovative games. Edited by Eric Zimmerman. 3rd edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, 2014. xxvii, 507. ISBN 9781482217162. info
  • SCHELL, Jesse. The art of game design : a book of lenses. 1st ed. Burlington: Morgan Kaufmann, 2008. xxx, 489. ISBN 9780123694966. info
  • A theory of fun for game design. Edited by Raph Koster. Scottsdale, AZ: Paraglyph Press, 2005. x, 244 p. ISBN 1932111972. info
Výukové metody
lectures, workshops, reading and research notes, team (video) game design and prototyping
Metody hodnocení
group discussion of the team projects, submission of texts (research notes, own design), intermediate tasks
Vyučovací jazyk
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Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích jaro 2019, jaro 2020, jaro 2021, jaro 2022.