193.102 Game Design

2021W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semesterwochenstunden: 2.0
  • ECTS: 3.0
  • Typ: VU Vorlesung mit Übung
  • Format der Abhaltung: Distance Learning


Nach positiver Absolvierung der Lehrveranstaltung sind Studierende in der Lage...

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

…understand the cognitive processes in the brain of the players (Why want to play people and especially children?)

…understand the relationship between game mechanics with particular social and psychological dynamics which can be experienced during the games to be derived therefrom special game-world experiences.

…understand the importance of creation in games by means of semiotics and narrative forms.

…understand the social conditions and effects of gambling, such as identity in role-playing, deepening and differentiation of social ties and skills, etc.

…understand cultural contexts and manifestations of digital games as "art games", political games, Gamification, the representation of violence in computer games, etc.

Inhalt der Lehrveranstaltung

- Discussion of many examples of current, special and very different games 
- MDA Framework to reflect the expansion and differentiation of ability on game ideas, to argue this and formulate.


online lectures, reading literature, discussion, small game design exercises



Weitere Informationen

ECTS breakdown

3 ECTS = 75h

kick-off, intro = 2h
workshops = 36h
project work between workshops: 5-8h * 6 = 37h


Vortragende Personen


LVA Termine

Di.09:00 - 13:0012.10.2021 - 25.01.2022Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse workshop
Di.09:00 - 13:0016.11.2021FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) workhop
Di.09:00 - 13:0030.11.2021FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) workshop
Di.09:00 - 13:0011.01.2022FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) workshop
Di.09:00 - 13:0018.01.2022FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) workshop
Game Design - Einzeltermine
Di.12.10.202109:00 - 13:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse workshop
Di.19.10.202109:00 - 13:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse workshop
Di.09.11.202109:00 - 13:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse workshop
Di.16.11.202109:00 - 13:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) workhop
Di.23.11.202109:00 - 13:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse workshop
Di.30.11.202109:00 - 13:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) workshop
Di.07.12.202109:00 - 13:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse workshop
Di.14.12.202109:00 - 13:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse workshop
Di.11.01.202209:00 - 13:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) workshop
Di.18.01.202209:00 - 13:00FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) workshop
Di.25.01.202209:00 - 13:00Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse workshop


evaluation is based on the quality of student's handed-in work at the end of the semester as well as the engagement and initiative during the semester


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