Prototyping a Video Game Idea
A mowing game. Each piece can be colored. You can describe details about objects on the back of the paper.
First 30 min
No idea is bad. Take plenty of ideas at first. Discuss your ideas together. Use one computer to look up inspiration. Draw and cut out your characters, objects, scenery etc.
Second 30 min
Focus on gameplay. Play with the pieces. Remove some stuff and add a few things.
The original Super Mario game was designed on graph paper
To save time, you are going to be assigned a specific type of game with some already decided features. This way you don’t spend too much time discussing a topic or arguing on what you want to do. If you want to do something else, you can only redraw from the remaining assignments. No trading between groups.