Gameplay Development
Lesson 1 of 1
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    Once we have gone through the design process, we must make fundamental decisions to turn that creative vision into reality. These decisions will lay the foundation of our game’s overall look and fe…
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    Take a moment to think about what the term gameplay means. Does it describe the type or genre of a video game? Is it how the player interacts with a game? Or is it the rules that define how the g…
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    Now let’s discuss an essential element of gameplay – mechanics. We can define mechanics as how the game will work for the people who play it. This definition is different from gameplay; how the pla…
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    Self-driving cars, recommendations systems, voice assistants. These are all great examples of what AI can achieve. But what does it do for video games? [Artificial intelligence](https://en.wikipe…
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    User experience (UX) is a crucial aspect of any software product. In video games, UX is just as important, if not more, as any other component of the game development process. But what is UX anyway…
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    Let’s move on to something more familiar: User Interface (UI). From car dashboards to this Codecademy page, user interfaces are a standard part of everyday life. The best of which are the ones …
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    Video games nowadays are more immersive than ever before. A big reason behind this is customization. Customization gives players the freedom of choice on how they want to play. Recall the flexibi…
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    Congrats, you made it to the end of this lesson! Now we’re familiar with some essential aspects that make up gameplay. As a review: - Gameplay is a set of game mechanics and is ultimately what the …

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