Live tweeting experience

This week in BCM320 we live tweeted during the viewing of Gojira, 1954, which is the original Godzilla. Click here to view tweets. Having never had to live tweet or watch a black and white movie with subtitles, this was a very unique experience. I found myself thinking more about the effect of the movie…

Game Making Reflection

Game making is something that I have never done before and never thought I would do, so it was great to see the steps that go into creating a game and then follow those steps myself. The major thing I learnt was about the creation of game rules. I never thought that the rule creation…

Carnival Ducks: Prototyping 2

See below for progress of the kids’ game I am prototyping, Carnival Ducks. Game introduction: Roll up, roll up, it’s time to play a game of Carnival Ducks! For only 2 gold coins a turn you must catch a little duck using your flimsy fishing rod and then turn the duck over to see whether…

Prototype Game: Carnival Ducks

Carnival Ducks (working name) is a game based off of the the common game played at fairs where kids have to fish for ducks to get a prize. This kids game involves gaining gold coins to inevitably win the teddy trophy. There is a little pool filled with mini rubber ducks with magnets that are…

Individual game ideas

For my next Game Making project I have to prototype an individual game idea. I had decided to begin with that I wanted to do a kids based game as I wanted the challenge of catering to a specific market. So I brain stormed off of that to help me get started. The first idea…

Restaurant Race Team Contribution

The original restaurant idea came from Dawn but with 4 of us working on this idea it quickly became something that made sense, functioned well and could potentially be prototyped and produced. Before the final mock up I made it a point to sit down and detail exactly what was involved in a persons turn…

The mechanics of Restaurant Race

This is the second blog based on the prototyped board game ‘Restaurant Race’ (originally called Mystery Meat), to find out about the narrative of the game check out this blog. Below you will find the mechanics that were decided on for the game based on the narrative that was posted last week. What’s involved in…

Prototyped game: Mystery Meat

? The games narrative is based on each player (max 4) having their own restaurant and trying to get 5 stars first. The way to gain a star is by getting category cards for each of the 4 categories (food, employees, customers and building). There are also strategy cards which can help you speed up…