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Session Name: Prime, Teach, Observe: Tutorializing Innovative Mechanics
Speaker(s): Asher Vollmer
Company Name(s): Independent
Track / Format: Independent Games Summit
Overview: It's impossible to build a perfect tutorial, but dammit we can try. This talk covers the essential elements of a quality in-game teaching experience and the steps to take to empower your players without patronizing them. Takeaways include: how to prime your players, how to help them internalize a game's mechanics, and the steps involved in iterating a tutorial's design.

GDC 2014

Asher Vollmer


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Independent Games Summit

Independent Games