Make play! Gamedesign workshop
Students from the University of Applied Science Amsterdam in the Minor Design Thinking & Doing are being exposed to many creative tools available. One afternoon in the Kick-off weef a “Make Play! workshop” was planned. I thought them about the value of play, and how play-elements can be used as ingredients in designing product for motivational and engaging purposes. Then with the uses of the canvasses and game elements cards, they designed game in team with the following challenge: “Design a game for teenagers to become aware about STD (sexual transmittable diseases). A playful afternoon, with amazing game concepts have been presented. And off-course, great conversations on the topic crossed the tables….