This blog post will share the students’ process and also include their “promotional videos” created by each team’s marketing folks!
“CARS VS. DRAGONS”
Labyrinth owner, Kathleen Donahue and game-designer and employee extraordinaire Judy Thomas created an 8-week unit that led students through all the complex facets of game-design, from initial idea to final product!
Students had to each determine the role they would play in their 5 person teams:
Then, after learning about theme vs. abstract games and game mechanics, students had to create a very rough outline for their design:
From there, the complexity of their designs developed. Depending on their role, they had specific work to complete and questions to consider:
Final games will be added to the Think Tank Lending Library for students to use next school year!
“CLASH OF CLANS: DRAGONS AND PONIES”
THANK YOU Labyrinth and Capitol Hill Community Foundation! We hope to make this a 3rd grade unit each and every year!