Game Design and Creating Simple Esports Games-L107

Game Design and Creating Simple Esports Games-L107

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This lesson introduces students to the basics of game design and development with a focus on Esports. Students will brainstorm, design, and share their unique Esports game ideas.

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Show students examples of different types of esports games. Highlight that their game design could potentially be played by thousands or even millions of people around the world.

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Learning Intentions

โ€ข We are learning to design our own simple esports games. โ€ข We are learning to present our ideas clearly. โ€ข We are learning to give and receive constructive feedback.

Success Criteria

โ€ข I can design a simple esports game, including its type, rules, setting, characters or vehicles, scoring system, and power-ups. โ€ข I can present my game design to the class. โ€ข I can give and receive constructive feedback on game designs.

Hints and tips

1. Remember to keep your game design simple. You don't need to design every detail right now. 2. If you're stuck, think about games you enjoy playing and what you like about them. 3. If you're unsure how to do something on Google Slides or PowerPoint, don't be afraid to ask for help!

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