The Psychology of Games

Game ID:
TRD19147563
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Short Description:
We will be looking at the psychological components of games and game development. Concepts covered include emotional intelligence, cognitive biases, what is fun, and motivational and learning theory.
Long Description:
We will be looking at different psychological components of games and game development, using both theory and practical application. Concepts covered will include things like emotional intelligence, cognitive biases, what makes games fun, motivational theory, and learning theory. We will then tie all of this to what makes games fun. Throughout the session, we will have hands on components where you get to apply what we've learned by analyzing existing games and creating your own.
Event Type:
Minimum
Number of Players:
1
Maximum
Number of Players:
40
Minimum Age:
Mature (18+)
Experience Required:
None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
Materials Provided:
Yes, materials are provided for this game. You do not need to bring your own.
Start Date & Time:
Duration:
2 hours
End Date & Time:
Wednesday at 4:00 PM
Location:
JW Marriott : 208
GM(s):
David Tomczyk, Jim Tomczyk
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Tournament:
No, this is not a tournament.
Prerequisite:
This event is only open to Trade Day participants
Cost:
$0.00
Ticketing Method:
Electronic