CS 4154: Analytics-driven Game Design

Assignments

We will continue to post assignments over the course of the semester. You should check back in this space at the beginning of each week for the new assignments.

[Assignments] [Two-Week Reports]


Project Assignments

Project assignments are the core of this course. They are intended to keep you focused towards completion of your game. They include both the intermediate prototypes and the documents that you are expected to prepare throughout the course.

Assignment Task Deadline
Assignment 1 Preferences and Skills 08/27/14
Assignment 2a Pong (programmers only) 12/31/69
Assignment 2b Asset Creation (designers only) 12/31/69
Assignment 3 Project Pitch 12/31/69
Assignment 4 Paper Prototype 1 12/31/69
Assignment 5 Paper Prototype 2 12/31/69
Assignment 6 Game Design Document 09/19/14
Assignment 7 First Prototype 12/31/69
Assignment 8 First Prototype Postmortem 12/31/69
Assignment 9 Revised Plan 12/31/69
Assignment 10 Second Prototype 12/31/69
Assignment 11 Second Prototype Postmortem 12/31/69
Assignment 12 Revised Plan 12/31/69
Assignment 13 Friends Release 12/31/69
Assignment 14 Third Prototype Postmortem 12/31/69
Assignment 15 Revised Plan 12/31/69
Assignment 16 Newgrounds Release 12/31/69
Assignment 17 Newgrounds Postmortem 12/31/69
Assignment 18 Revised Plan 12/31/69
Assignment 19 Kongregate Release 12/31/69
Assignment 20 Final Presentations 12/13/14
Assignment 21 Peer Evaluations 12/13/14


Two-Week Reports

The two-week reports are intended to help the course staff monitor both group and individual progress over the course of the semester. You are expected to submit a two-week report after every intermediate prototype submission.

Report Task Deadline


Submission Guidelines:

Submissions are made using CMS.

There are a few guidelines for submissions:

  • They should be coherent and understandable.
  • We must be in the correct format (typically .pdf or .zip).
  • All academic integrity rules apply.