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1First Semester
2Second Semester
AAnnual course
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Academic Year 2018/2019
School School of Design
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - BV (1261) Integrated Product Design
Track *** - Non diversificato
Programme Year 1

Course Details
ID Code 092058
Course Title GAME DESIGN
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 6.0
Semester Second Semester
Course Description The course describes the Game Design field from a theoretical point of view, overviewing the main authors and topics of the discipline, and at the same time addresses the process of the design of games, leading the students along the iterative design process and the prototype development. During the semester the course explores the Games Studies discipline. The topics, among others, are: the origins; definitions, concepts and the principal authors; the difference between game, play and toy; the task and the ethical duties of the game designer; the analysis of the players and their relevant taxonomies; the game structure and fundamental traits; the main types of games; the importance of play for human beings as individuals and for society, looking at games from the more traditional concept to the most contemporary expressions.
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Area Servizi ICT