Schedule

Monday Wednesday
8/27/18: Introductions
8/29/18: In-Class Exercise
9/3/18: Labor Day — No School
9/5/18: Ricochet Demo
9/10/18: Make It Juicy Demo
9/12/18: IsoCars Demo 1
9/17/18: IsoCars Demo 2
  • Here is where we left off.
  • Use this document to help select your teammates. Individuals may revise this spreadsheet as they see fit. Due Monday 9/24/18
  • Please review these process-related challenges to discuss on Monday Due Monday 9/24/18
9/19/18: Yom Kippur — No School
9/24/18: Project Preparation
9/26/18: Trello, Roles, Brainstorm, Sketches
10/1/18: Final Project Ideation
10/3/18: Development Day
  • Come prepared to work on your design documents and MVP in class
  • Homework: Create initial backlog and task lists Due Monday 10/8/18
10/8/18: Week 1 — Project Formulation
  • Presentations of design documents and backlog
  • Sprint #1 begins
10/10/18: Week 1 — Individual Meetings
  • Come prepared to work on your MVP in class
  • Be ready to present something interactive to me during individual meetings
10/15/18: Week 2 — MVP Presentation
  • Presentations of MVP
    • Resource MOBA: Katie, Alex W, Alex H, Luke.
      • GOAL: Fast-paced, resource-based, high tension local-multiplayer battle arena game.
    • History Battle: Nick, Alex C, Sean, James
      • GOAL: Historical character-based asymetrical local-multiplayer battle arena game.
    • Wigglemeister: Jarrod, Andrew, Chad, Clay
      • GOAL: Funny, irreverant, mechanics-based movement game. Frustrating in a good way.
10/17/18: Week 2 — Playtest (1)
10/22/18: Week 3 — MVP v2 Presentation
  • Presentations of weekly contributions and new build addressing feedback.
  • Analysis of playtest data. Summarize. Interpret. Find patterns.
  • Create action items.
10/24/18: Week 3 — Individual Meetings
  • Siphon playtest.
  • Come prepared to work on your game in class
  • Be ready to present progress to me during individual meetings
10/29/18: Week 4 — Presentation
  • Email me any additional playtest questions before class on Wednesday.
10/31/18: Week 4 — Playtest (2)
11/5/18: Week 5 — Midterm Presentations
11/7/18: Week 5 — Individual Meetings
  • Come prepared to work on your game in class
  • Be ready to present progress to me during individual meetings
11/12/18: Week 6 — Presentation
  • I will be travelling for an exhibition. Professor Bertozzi will be filling in for critique.
  • Weekly progress reports
11/14/18: Week 6 — Playtest (3)
11/19/18: Thanksgiving
11/21/18: Thanksgiving
11/26/18: Week 7 — Presentation
  • Start preparing for your launch on the platform of your choice.
  • Your game should be feature complete.
12/5/18: Week 7 — Playtest (4)
12/3/18: Week 8 — Final Game Presentation
  • Publishing materials due.
12/5/18: Week 8 — Individual Meetings
  • Come prepared to work on your game in class
  • Be ready to present progress to me during individual meetings
12/10/18: Final Exam Monday at 10:30am