GAME DESIGN TEMPLATE

Complete the table below.  

OBJECT

What is the goal of the game?

(ie collect coins, get through the maze, score points, etc.)

OPERATION

How do you play the game?

(ie Do you use keyboard keys to move? Press the spacebar to jump or shoot? Move the mouse around? etc.)

OBSTACLE(s)

What’s the challenge that you have to overcome?

(ie bad guys, a timer counting down, running out of fuel, life meter, etc.)

OUTCOME

What happens so you know you won or lost?

(ie “You Won!” screen, “Sorry, you lost” screen, celebration dance, etc.)

SETTING

Where does the game take place?

CHARACTER

Who is the main character?

What will the sprite look like?

Plan what your game will look like:

Start Page, Introduction, Rules, Directions

Main Game Scene

Final “YOU WIN”, “YOU LOSE ,  Score

Other Details. List of things like sound effects, levels, etc.