Course Info

GAM 231: History and Design of Role-Playing Games

Students learn the history of role-playing games and the process of world-building to collaboratively design and develop their own games that advance the genre. Topics include the psychological and social opportunities unique to the genre, as well as its history from table-top, to live-action and massively multi-player. Class time consists of lectures, workdays, workshops, playtests, and critiques. PREREQUISITE(S): GAM 224 or GAM 226

GAM 224 or GAM 226 is a prerequisite for this class

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 601
Class number: 30839
Meeting time: MW 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: REMOT E0000

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 601
Class number: 36234
Meeting time: MW 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: CDM 00202 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Johnny Wilson