CIS 488/588 Project 4
Winter 2020

For this assignment your team will need to create a beta prototype of your game that includes the addition of a significant intelligent game agent. You will need to revise your design document to include the sections in the outline below. You should use the Baldwin game design document and level design template as your detailed guide for the content.

Overview

         Game Concept

         Target Audience

         Game Flow Summary

         Look and Feel

         Project Scope (use cases & requirements)

Game Mechanics

         Game Play

         Mechanics

         Screen Flow

         Game Options

         Replaying/Saving

Story and Characters

         Story and Narrative (flowchart)

         Game World

         Character Bibles

Level Summaries

         Level Outline(s)

         Training Level Details

User Interface

         Visual System (screenshots)

         Control System

         Audio

         Music

         Sound Effects

         Help System

Artificial Intelligence

         Opponent AI

         Enemy AI

         Non-combat Characters

         Friendly Characters

         Support AI

Technical

         Hardware

         Software

         Procedures and Standards

Art

         Concept Art

         Characters

         Environments

         Cut Scenes

Management

         Schedule

         Budget

         Risk Analysis

Test Plans

         Strategy

         Schedule

The deliverables for this milestone include: draft design document, revised user manual, running prototype, and commented source listings. On 3-25-20, your team will participate in walkthroughs of your design document and play testing of your game prototype. Figure that you will have 15-20 minutes to discuss your design document. Play testing by your classmates will need to be done in the GAME Lab or at home. Please complete peer review form on Canvas if at all possible. You may submit your game assets on a DVD or web site if they are too big to upload. You need to upload your revised game work products by 3-24-19.

Assigned: 2-26-20
Date due: 3-27-20