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The Mechanics of Game Design

General Assembly - San Francisco

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

The Mechanics of Game Design

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The Mechanics of Game Design

Wednesday, November 6th,  from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Christina Wodtke, Angel, Start-up Adviser, Former GM at Zynga

Games and game mechanics are becoming ubiquitous in our culture, flowing onto our computers, TVs, tablets and phones.  Crafting a great gaming experience is key whether you're designing a traditional game or a consumer software product. 

In this lively class, Christina Wodtke, former Zynga General Manager, will teach you how to incorporate game design principals in your everyday work. We'll learn how to create engaging, beautifully designed, and value-rich web experiences that will delight your users.  


  •  Discover how to apply the principles of game design to non-game products
  •  Learn the effectiveness of game design approaches
  •  Understand the mechanics of game design  


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Christina Wodtke 
Angel, Start-up Adviser, former GM of Zynga.com at Zynga 

Christina Wodtke is currently acting as an advisor to startups. Most recently, she led new product development and reinvention as a GM of Zynga.com at Zynga, was general manager of Social at MySpace, principal product manager at LinkedIn and senior director of design at Yahoo!. Christina also founded a startup where she developed the collaborative blogging tool PublicSquare; founded Boxes and Arrows, an on-line magazine of design; and co-founded the InformationArchitecture Institute.



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General Assembly @ Hattery
414 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA 94107

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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