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Become a Youth Strategist – Game Design Workshop by Dr Daryl

We are entering a golden age of modern board games, with about 5000 new designs out every year. There is much to learn from playing and creating board games, from the logical processes of game design to the social aspects of interaction and teamwork. Most importantly, you will have loads of fun while you learn!

Session 1 - Card Games
  • Introduction to Cards as game components
  • Learning 4 different card games by playing
  • Reading and understanding game rules
  • Adapting game rules
Session 2 - Dice Games
  • Introduction to Dice as Game Components
  • Learning 4 different dice games by playing
  • Using mechanics to create new mechanics
  • Learning about how cards and dice are used in modern board games
Session 3 - Creating your first game
  • Learning about decision making in games
  • Learning about the game design process
  • Using provided game components to brainstorm a new game idea
  • Playtesting and giving feedback to fellow students

What You'll Learn

  • Have an understanding of the new and expanding universe of modern board games
  • Know a number of modern board games as well as their genres and how to play them
  • Develop an appreciation for modern board game design which will last for a lifetime
  • Apply problem-solving, critical thinking & communication skills not just while playing board games but also in teams to create new games
  • Participants will be given a game design journal to start their game design journey
  • Always having loads of fun while playing, thinking and creating

Who Should Take This Course

  • Age 13+ to Adult (fluent in English)
  • People who are interested in games
  • Aspiring game makers



Full Course           3 Sessions 

Dates                    Option A : 6, 7, 8 June 2019

                             Option B : 20, 21, 22 June 2019

Duration               3 hrs per session

Time                     16:00 - 19:00 

Fee                       $300 / pax

Class Size            12/24 MAX

Venue                   Port Education Lab, APEX@ Henderson #07-25


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