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Introduction to game design

Lesson Plan Published 3/14/14 Last updated on 8/13/18
Electronic games are very popular and with the ubiquity of game devices, you’ll find that just about everyone from small children to grandparents has a favorite online game. Use this activity to teach students about games and how Flash animation can help them create fun, engaging and interactive games. They develop skills analyzing and evaluating existing games, learn about game design principles, learn how to create user scenarios, and begin the design process to build an interactive game.
  • Animate

    Design interactive vector animations for multiple platforms.

Age Levels
1+ Day
Custom Standards
ACA Flash 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.1, 2.4
Creativity and Innovation
Adobe Flash Professional CC
CC License
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Joelle Dietrick

Posted on 12/31/18 10:28:01 AM Permalink

​Dear Adobe, is the most recent resources for teaching game design from 2014?

Adobe Education

Posted on 1/5/19 5:11:02 AM Permalink

Hello Joelle,

The resources are from 2014 but address the consistent principles of game design for an introductory unit.

Aziz Soubai

Posted on 6/20/18 11:01:43 PM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing

C.T. Unonu

Posted on 2/19/16 7:13:07 PM Permalink