Introduction to Game Design (course & field)
This lecture we look at what game-design is in general and what this course will try to teach you. We also explain what the practical assignments will be like in general and make groups for assignments 1 and 2.
History of games
We discuss the origin and history of games to get an understanding of the field, the changes that happened and the reasons for that, so we create a perspective and get and idea of past, present and future trends.
For background information and entertainment purposes.
A Brief History of Video Games
Original Tetris on the Electronico 60
King of Kong documentaire (trailer)