A Game Design Workshop to Support the Elaboration of Game Ideas

  • Christos Sintoris
  • Nikoleta Yiannoutsou
  • Nikolaos Avouris
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8530)


In this paper we present a set of game design workshops in the context of which we investigate design practices and elaboration of game ideas. The workshops aimed at engaging participants in crafting designs for location-based mobile games. We analyse the rationale underlying the workshops and describe their structure and the involved material. Next we outline the characteristics of six cases where these workshops were implemented and finally we present a representative set of games produced by the participants.


Augmented Reality Archaeological Site Informal Learning Game Design Workshop Session 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christos Sintoris
    • 1
  • Nikoleta Yiannoutsou
    • 1
  • Nikolaos Avouris
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of PatrasRion PatrasGreece

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