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Lesson Three: Game Ideas

Lesson Aim: To explore the different components involved in creating a game and putting together new ideas. Students can develop these ideas further in Lesson Four.

Introduce students to the YGD Idea Generator and see what new ideas they create.

Use the Games Glossary if students are unsure about the terminology used.

Ask students to collect their best ideas using the Idea Capture Worksheet which offers additional space for thoughts on platform, themes, characters and mechanics. 

Lesson Three resources

Idea capture worksheet

Game Glossary

Play the YGD Idea Generator online, or download the card game here. Rules for the card game are here.

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