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Session Name: An Introduction to Situational Game Design
Speaker(s): Brian Upton
Company Name(s): Game On The Rails
Track / Format: Educators Summit

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Overview: Situational game design is a new design methodology that focuses on players' internal experiences rather than rules or mechanics. It's particularly useful for analyzing the moment-to-moment play of games that contain periods where the player interacts only minimally with the game's systems. This session provides a brief introduction to the fundamentals of situational design, with an eye toward instructors who might want to use it in a classroom setting.

GDC 2019

Brian Upton

Game On The Rails

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Educators Summit

Game Career / Education