Game Design, De-mystified
Our workshops are for executives, entrepreneurs, designers, product managers, engineers, and artists who want to level-up their game design chops and create experiences that drive long-term engagement.
If you want to empower your team with industry-leading best practices, expert design coaching, and actionable tools, templates and shortcuts, these workshops are for you. Contact us to discuss your needs.
THE CO-OP REVOLUTION
Design for Collaboration
GETTING TO ALPHA
Design for Iteration
Design for Retention
Most people’s assumptions about gaming revolve around competitive, zero-sum experiences - but that's not the whole story. The next wave of innovation is cooperative gaming - where people WIN TOGETHER and grow the pie for everyone. Lean the large-scale market forces driving this trend, and best practices in co-op game design from breakthrough hits.
Character transformation is the backbone of great drama - and personal transformation is the heart of great gameplay. You'll learn how to make your offering more compelling and game-like by mapping out key stages of your customer's experience over time - with skill-building and personal transformation as your through-line.
It’s easier than ever to create a new, innovative product - but most never take off. What differentiates the ones that DO? What habits, behaviors and attitudes are shared by the teams who create genre-defining hits? In this workshop, you'll learn the seven habits of breakthrough innovators, illustrated with front-line stories from breakthrough hits.