January 4

Your Online Book Report

To complete this assignment for independent reading, you need to go into your Google Account, and into Slides. There, you will find a template for “book report.” You can change the theme, and tinker with the texts. But keep the slides there and be sure to complete each section and proofread and then share with Mr. Hodgson.

Here is the one that Mr. H did as a sample for the book he read:

December 30

Game Showcase: The Darkest Temple (Aidan J.)

The Darkest Temple by Aidan J. is an outstanding example of how to mesh together story and game design. Play his game and play his story. Notice how each level advances the story a bit further along, and the game even ends with a hint of something more to come ….

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December 29

Game Showcase: The Dragon’s Fire (by Mason)

Mason really used storyframes and a sense of puzzle and challenge in his game: The Dragon’s Fire. It’s challenging, for sure. Give it a try.

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December 29

Game Showcase: The Maze (by Riley S. in 6R)

Check out Riley’s game — The Maze — and how it forces the player to think through options for completing the game, as part of a story.

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