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Session Name: Serious Beginnings: Insights into Pre-Production of Serious Games
Speaker(s): Greg Costikyan, Sonny Kirkley, Rebecca Stoeckle, Lynn Sullivan
Company Name(s): self-employed, WisdomTools, Education Development Center, Yale University
Track / Format: Serious Games Summit
Overview: Like all games, serious games require some period of pre-production work before development can begin. This panel is meant to provide some specific ideas and unique approaches to pre-production processes and elements for serious games that program managers and development teams can take and add to their next projects. Topics to be discussed include the use of focus groups to improve audience calibration, initial design workshops, cognitive task analysis for training games, and paper based game design as a mean of prototyping.

GDC 2010

Greg Costikyan


Sonny Kirkley


Rebecca Stoeckle

Education Development Center

Lynn Sullivan

Yale University

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Serious Games Summit

Serious Games