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The first task for this week will be to develop a Flowchart of your game rules to help yourself and otherplayers understand the flow of your game. This Flowchart will help identify broken gameplay loops and serveas an overview of a players turn. You will need toprint out the Flowchartand have it available during yourplaytests.To be able to test your game with a group you will have to create the components of your game. You canuse anything you have on hand, or can purchase components for your game. Online Students have theoption to use gamestructor.com to do this (refer to the “Putting Analog Games Online Activity” for details onthis).In This Section, You Will:1.Develop a Flowchart for your game2.Create the physical components for your game3.Playtest your game with agroupof people (including yourself)4.Take a photo of your playtest including your Flowchart and embed it in your document5.Document your playtest findings by answering the Corresponding QuestionnaireWhat We Want to See:Once you have completed a playtest, you should make updates to your GRATIS and Flowchart based onyour observations. This should include clarifying rules, tweaks to mechanics and design, edits to cardnumbers and descriptions, etc.In this playtest, you will be playing with other groups of people, however you should still playtest alongsidethat group. This will allow you to help explain the rules and mechanics to the players as you continue toiterate them.Be sure to take notes whenever a playtester asks you a question! You can easily forget thequestion if you don’t!
INSTRUCTIONS ONLYBEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR WORK, DELETE THIS BOXFlow ChartPlease refer to Lesson 3 Outlining and FlowchartsIn this section, you will:1.Usedraw.ioto create and complete your flowchart that outlines the flow of your strategy cardgame.a.Reference theDesigner’s Training Toolkit Videosfor information on how to use draw.io.2.Embed your flowchart into this document.3.Print out your Flowchart to use during Week 3’s PlaytestsCommon Mistakes to Avoid on Your Flowcharts:Crossing linesLines that cross shapesLine that are diagonalText that goes outside of the bounds shapesProcesses have more than one arrow coming out of themFlowchart does not have a player choice in itFlowchart does not have a game loopProcess used to end the loopArrows coming out of conditionals or player choices (if more than one arrow) not labeled
FlowchartDELETE THIS EXAMPLE BOX AND INSERT YOUR OWN FLOWCHART IN THISPAGE AS A .JPG or .PNG
Group Playtest Photo #1DELETE THIS EXAMPLE BOX AND INSERT YOUR OWN PHOTO IN THIS PAGEPlaytest Photo:Your photo needs to include the following for full credit:1.The cards and components you have created for this assignment during a game2.Your Flowchart which is used as a game overview for new players3.Proof that actual humans are playing your gameYOUDO NOTNEED TO SHOW YOUR PLAYERS’ FACES. HANDS-ONLY(EXAMPLE BELOW) ORBODY-ONLY SHOTS ARE OK.

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