CIT 245 : Game Design on Paper
In this course, students create games on paper only. Understanding the history of paper games is a key to understanding game design. The course includes analysis of games ranging from Tic-Tac-Toe to Dungeons and Dragons. No computers are used in the course. Prerequisites: CIT 140 and ENG 101, or permission of instructor. Three lecture hours per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Information Literacy. 3 credits Fall
Students who successfully complete Game Design on Paper will be able to:
- Be able to design a game, from scratch, on paper
- Be able to think about and analyze games outside the computing environment
- Have a deep understanding of what makes games fun, what keeps players interested and how to balance rules with fun.