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Digital Game Design Spring 2018-Period 3

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Dan Doggett
Practical Arts

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Game Design Writing Task: Marketing is a critical part of gaining popularity for a new video game. A well written press release will help to get your game into the media. Write a press release for one of your games that included enrichment features that could be sent to videogame websites for potential promotion. The press release needs to include descriptions of your enrichment features that make your game unique. Details such as company name, pricing, and contact information can be fictitious. Details about the game itself must be accurate. (Assessment Rubric)

Spring 2018 Seniors must complete this assignment by 5/21'

Review the following links for templates and examples of game press releases

 Submit the completed Press Release in Google Classroom

Common Core Writing Standards addressed in this assignment

2 Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes.
a. Introduce a topic and organize ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
b. Develop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience’s knowledge of the topic.
d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic and convey a style appropriate to the discipline and context as well as to the expertise of likely readers.
3 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
4 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.


Tower Defense Game Enrichment Features - Create at least 8 enrichment features for your game. Two features must be visual involving the creation of custom symbols to replace the simple shapes used in the level creation. Five features must be gameplay enrichments. In the Google Classroom Word document, identify the 8 features with a description and implementation plan before you start and then the implementation report when the feature is finished.