How does a game work? (Dissect)
Here's where you get to relive your youth, or if you are a youth, you get to relive... yesterday! Pick a board game you are familiar with. In your mind, visualize the board - its layout and the pieces it uses. Now, create an imaginary friend and play a round or two so that you get a sense of how the game is played. Keep this image in your mind as you progress through this task.
Identify and explain the specific components of a common board game.
- Describe in detail the logic and rule structure responsible for the game experience.
In a post to the task thread, select a board game and:
Identify the specific components that work together to comprise that game.
Include a flowchart of the game experience.
Select at least one other peer's contribution and evaluate it using the Peer Interaction prompt
Identify gaps in the work of your peers and reflect on their contributions as they apply to your own post/analysis. Is the game complete in its explanation? Missing rules? Maybe there are variants you could share.
Things to think about:
Sometimes it can be beneficial to approach your topic from a different perspective. What lens(es) could enable you to craft an answer from a different point of view? Could you see through the eyes of an artist, an engineer, a psychologist, a writer? How might their view be different from your own. Now think about this from the standpoint of the learners with whom you work. Do they think like you?