Game Weeks 7-12 Spring

Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 12 (April 24-28)

  • Tues-Fri:CompleteProgress Presentation /Jay Balakrishnan Presentation
  • Mon:CompleteProgress Presentation /Jay Balakrishnan Presentation
    • Warm up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Givefeedback to teams
    • YOUDO
      • Finishthe progress presentation: Due Tuesday
        • Buildupon the presentation you already have
        • Game idea overview and update (what is completed and what still needs to be done - be very specific)
          • Mechanics
          • Aesthetics
          • Story or Strategy
          • Big win
        • Who did what, up to now (each person speak)
        • Who is going to do what this week?

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Week 11 (April 17-21)

  • Fri:DemoMinimum Viable Product, Start Progress Presentation
    • Warm up
    • IDO
      • Shareout MVP
      • Share the expectations that each team will do a quick presentation Monday or Tuesday of their progress
        • This will be an official presentation with an overview of the game idea and progress detail
    • WEDO
      • Givefeedback to teams
    • YOUDO
      • Watch MVP from other teams
      • Begin the progress presentation: Due Monday/Tuesday
        • Build upon the presentation you already have
        • Game idea overview
          • Mechanics
          • Aesthetics
          • Story or Strategy
          • Big win
        • Who did what
        • Demo of game play
          • This could be live or a screencast video unloaded to YouTube and embedded into your Google Presentation
  • Tues-Thurs:Work onMinimum Viable Product
  • Mon:Work onMinimum Viable Product
    • Warm up
    • IDO
      • Remindthat MVP is due end of class Tuesday
    • WEDO
      • Givefeedback to teams
      • Set goals for each of the next four weeks, email to Mr. Le Duc
    • YOUDO
      • Workon list of tasks to achieve MVP, then check off these tasks as they are completed
      • How many tasks does your team have right now?
      • See how many you can check off each class period!

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Week 10 (April 10-14)

  • Thurs-Fri:Work onMinimum Viable Product
    • Warm up
    • IDO
      • Remindthat MVP is due end of class Tuesday
    • WEDO
      • Givefeedback to teams
    • YOUDO
      • Work on list of tasks to achieve MVP, then check off these tasks as they are completed
      • How many tasks does your team have right now?
      • See how many you can check off each class period!
  • Tues-Wed:PresentTeamGame Pitch Proposal
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Remindabout due date for pitch
    • WEDO
      • Give feedback to teams after watching game pitches
    • YOUDO
      • Pitch your team's proposal
      • When completed decide on the exact specifics your team will need for minimum viable product
        • Place this information in your Trello, or equivalent project tracker
  • Mon:FinishMechanics, Aesthetics, Story for Idea, Tasks and Milestones
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Remindabout due date for pitch
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Createmechanics, aesthetics, and story for your game idea on paper in a mindmap,takea picture andpostit to Flickr
      • Finishflow chart
      • Continueadding tasks and milestones, etc.
      • FinishaGame Pitch Proposal

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Week 9 (Mar. 27-31)

  • Thurs-Fri:DevelopMechanics, Aesthetics, Story for Idea, Tasks and Milestones
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
      • Share final pitch of game concept
    • YOUDO
      • Createmechanics, aesthetics, story for your game idea on paper in a mindmap, take a picture and post it to Flickr
      • Create flow chart
      • Create project management / tracker for the game in Trello or equivalent
      • Start adding tasks and milestones, etc.
      • Prepare a Game Pitch Proposal for Monday after break
      • Set up Unity Collaborate to be able to build in the cloud
      • Report to Mr. Le Duc who is taking the lead position to help th team complete the items above
  • Wed: Generate Ideas, Pick Top Five, DevelopMechanics, Aesthetics, Story for Each
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
      • Sharea few game ideas from each team
    • YOUDO
      • Pick top five ideas, develop mechanics, aesthetics, story for each

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Week 8 (Mar. 20-24)

  • Mon: FinishPitchingGame Ideas and Vote For Favorite Game Idea-Organization-Do-able Trio
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Share voting form:
      • Tonight at 7:30PM Mr. Le Duc will post the state game contest requirements
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Watchgame pitches
      • Fill inthe paperGame Pitch Sheet with ideas about your favorite pitch
      • Vote for your favorite ideas

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Week 7 (Mar. 13-17)

  • Fri:Pitch Game Ideas
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Watch game pitches
      • Fill inthe paperGame Pitch Sheet with ideas about your favorite pitch

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