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SIGCSE
2008
ACM
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7 years 10 months ago
Broadening participation through scalable game design
Game development is quickly gaining popularity in introductory programming courses. Motivational and educational aspects of game development are hard to balance and often sacrific...
Alexander Repenning, Andri Ioannidou
CMMR
2005
Springer
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8 years 10 days ago
Metris: A Game Environment for Music Performance
Abstract. Metris is a version of the Tetris game that uses a player’s musical response to control game performance. The game is driven by two factors: traditional game design and...
Mark Havryliv, Terumi Narushima
AIIDE
2008
8 years 21 days ago
Recombinable Game Mechanics for Automated Design Support
Systems that provide automated game-design support-whether fully automated game generators, or tools to assist human designers--must be able to maintain a representation of a game...
Mark J. Nelson, Michael Mateas
DIGRA
2003
Springer
8 years 3 months ago
Describing Games: An Interaction-Centric Structural Framework
We present a structural framework to describe games in terms of components. The components are divided into four major areas: meta-structure, bounding, narrative and objective. Th...
Staffan Björk, Jussi Holopainen
AIED
2005
Springer
8 years 3 months ago
Serious Games for Language Learning: How Much Game, How Much AI?
Modern computer games show potential not just for engaging and entertaining users, but also in promoting learning. Game designers employ a range of techniques to promote long-term ...
W. Lewis Johnson, Hannes Högni Vilhjál...
DIGRA
2005
Springer
8 years 3 months ago
Research as Design-Design as Research
This paper details a research methodology that emerged during an inquiry into game design aimed at promoting conceptual learning in physics. The methodology, Research as DesignDes...
Andrew Stapleton
AIIA
2007
Springer
8 years 4 months ago
Towards Automated Game Design
Abstract. Game generation systems perform automated, intelligent design of games (i.e. videogames, boardgames), reasoning about both the rule system of the game and the visual real...
Mark J. Nelson, Michael Mateas
FDG
2009
ACM
8 years 4 months ago
A requirements analysis for videogame design support tools
Designing videogames involves weaving together systems of rules, called game mechanics, which support and structure compelling player experiences. Thus a significant portion of ga...
Mark J. Nelson, Michael Mateas
SIGCSE
2010
ACM
164views Education» more  SIGCSE 2010»
8 years 5 months ago
Scalable game design and the development of a checklist for getting computational thinking into public schools
Game design appears to be a promising approach to interest K-12 students in Computer Science. Unfortunately, balancing motivational and educational concerns is truly challenging. ...
Alexander Repenning, David C. Webb, Andri Ioannido...
CHI
2007
ACM
8 years 10 months ago
Continuing motivation for game design
Sarah E. Walter, Karin Forssell, Brigid Barron, Ca...
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