Game Design Elements

Through board and card games, campers learn about critical game design elements – theme, aesthetics, balance, progression – and create their own tabletop game. Learning to design tabletop games builds a solid foundation in game design mechanics – a skill as applicable in the digital realm as it is on tabletop.

Is this workshop appropriate for my camper?

Ages All
Skill Level Beginner to Advanced
Prerequisites None
Lab Fee $25

What will my camper learn?

  • The consistencies and differences among game genres
  • Development of a theme and storyline
  • How to create balance and progression in a game

What will my camper create?
A card or board game

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