Riot games, makers of the popular League of Legends, just released a free game design course aimed at high school level teachers. The course is composed of 6 modules with assignments, linked videos and various downloadable items.
Topics consist of:
- Game Feeling & 8 Kinds of Fun
- Goals & Pacing
- Meaningful Decisions & Opposition
- Rules, Thematics and Complexity
- Final Project
The course ciriculum is available here. The URF Academy Online Game Design Curriculum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Additionally Riot Games produced an interesting blog post about the future of their game engine design available here. Learn more about both in the video below.
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