PNW PHP Conference 2017

Using PHP and JavaScript to Design a Better Board Game

ONLINE HANDOUT

Marcia Burrows email: thelogicalwoman@gmail.com

The Logical Woman Blog http://thelogicalwoman.blogspot.com/

Logical Game Studio - my game design site. http://logicalgamestudio.com

Try my online learning game, Number Round-Up to see HTML5 animation.

(Works well on iPad and computer, phone screens are too small.)

http://logicalgamestudio.com/NumberRoundUp/nru.html

 

Strengths and Troubles: The Wellness Board Game

A game of self-discovery and social interaction for 2 to 5 players ages 13 and up.

More information at Goal Quest Games http://www.goalquestgames.com

Strengths and Troubles is also available on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/Strengths-Troubles-Wellness-Board-Game/dp/B074Y945VQ

 

InterNational Association of Peer Supporters

https://inaops.org/definition-peer-specialist/

 

For math geeks: Mathematical Analysis of Chutes and Ladders.

http://www.datagenetics.com/blog/november12011/

 

HTML5 tutorial from Simon Sarris "Now go make something amazing!"

https://simonsarris.com/making-html5-canvas-useful/

 

Walter Zorn's JavaScript Graphics Library, wz_jsgraphics.js

http://www.walterzorn.de/en/jsgraphics/jsgraphics_e.htm

 

Don Normanís revised edition of The Design of Everyday Things

https://www.amazon.com/Design-Everyday-Things-Revised-Expanded-ebook/dp/B00E257T6C

 

There are many free, online courses on game design on the edX platform. Some are live and some are archived.

These are the two courses for which I served as Community TA. Highly recommended.

MIT edX Archived course: Introduction to Game Design

https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-game-design-mitx-11-126x-0

MIT edX Archived course: Design and Development of Games for Learning

https://www.edx.org/course/design-development-games-learning-mitx-11-127x-0

 

Facebook Learning Game Designers Group (everyone is welcome to join)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/learninggamedesigners/