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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: A Course About Game Balance
Speaker(s): Ian Schreiber
Company Name(s): Rochester Institute of Technology
Track / Format: GDC Education Summit

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Overview: Game balance is a task that must be performed on virtually every game, and is thus vitally important to a game designer. Yet there are no textbooks, few writings, and even fewer classes that look at this niche topic in depth. What would a game balance course look like? In this session, game designer and educator Ian Schreiber will present a summary of his college-level course in game balance, examining the major topics covered in the syllabus and a set of assignments that can be used to further build balance skills by putting the theory into practice.

GDC 2016

Ian Schreiber

Rochester Institute of Technology

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GDC Education Summit

Game Career / Education