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History of Games

History of Games

At Ex’pression College for Digital Arts, the first Game Art and Design class students take is History of Games. The course uses a hybrid survey and project structure, covering the timeline and development of traditional, modern and video games through presentations, discussion and readings. Using the history as a starting point, games are examined for their mechanics, developing students formal knowledge of how games work. Students use this information towards completion of the class project – developing a playable board game.

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