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Don’t Miss: Teaching players without using words

In this 2016 blog post, Ubisoft technical level designer Max Pears explores different methods of explaining game mechanics to players without writing explicit, wordy instructions into a game. …


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Step up your teaching game by attending GDC 2017′s Education Summit

Don’t miss out on these great education-focused talks that will be taking place during the Education Summit at GDC 2017 later this month! …


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Blog: Why teaching about visual design will help character artists

“If master digital sculptors would mentally synthesize their knowledge about what is driving their designs, in incremental steps, then their preferred visual language would be established as a set of rules.” …


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Blog: 5 tips for teaching game design to non-gamers

“The group transitioned from being those who didn’t know their emergent gameplay from their experience-driven gameplay, to a band of amateur designers twisting core concepts and themes to create game ideas.” …


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Improve your game dev teaching skills at the GDC Education Summit

With GDC 2016 drawing nigh, organizers share details on some great GDC Education Summit talks from developers and educators about the tricks of teaching the next generation of game developers. …


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GlassLabs mods Plants vs. Zombies 2 to serve as a teaching tool

PopCap and nonprofit GlassLab launched a special classroom version of Plants Vs. Zombies 2 on the App Store this week that’s been modified to help teachers analyze players’ problem-solving skills. …


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Blog: Teaching players, respectfully

“Make the player learn by doing, and the experience will be more rewarding for them; they’ll feel like they actually accomplished something. Players are smart!” …


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Teaching players how to play a match-three has never been this hard

A journey toward player understanding of a mechanic: “When I first got the idea for Brain Putty, I thought it would be pretty easy to teach players the game. I was wrong.” …


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Teaching kids to dev: The Flappiest of spring breaks

During Spring Break of this year my partner and I at Gamebot School taught 15 students ages 7-14 how to make their own Flappy game, and some of the results came out really well. …


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Sony opens PlayStation teaching lab at Abertay University

Abertay University in Dundee is known as one of the United Kingdom’s leading universities in the field of video game development, having splashed serious funding into video game studios. …


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