“A complex design activity that gives rise to games through the creation of rule sets, resulting in play.”
Game design is not what the game really is... it is how the game was made.
Game design is the layout, the thyme, and the principles of the game.
If you were to design a game you would first decide the game idea (the thyme).
"What will you do?" and "What will it look like?" Then you would create a game layout. You would diagram the game, and sketch the top view of a level. Then you would create the principles. How you can fight, if there is gravity, how you can move, what you can do, and so on.
For the first interaction we will decide: "What will you do?" and "What will it look like?". Now is when you get to decide what the game thyme will be:
Please answer these questions("What will you be able to do in the game? " and " What will it look like") with comments. If you have pictures for this interaction you can send them to us by clicking the icon below. Thank you!