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Game Design sketches their thoughts for educational board game

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Game Design sketches their thoughts for educational board game

A group in fourth period Game Design sketch out their game plan.

A group in fourth period Game Design sketch out their game plan.

Nayeli Montes

A group in fourth period Game Design sketch out their game plan.

Nayeli Montes

Nayeli Montes

A group in fourth period Game Design sketch out their game plan.

Jasiaha Boaz, Ad Editor

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Game design students are making a board game that is both educational and entertaining. The students are expected to make their board game playable to the skill sets of a third or fourth grader and unique from each other groups.

“This project comes down to the students, peer collaboration, and getting to spot where you can build board games unique to your own set of skills,” game design teacher Jason Bragg said.  “This is my first year so I’m really excited to be doing this.”

One group, consisting of sophomores Josiah Hoskins, Leighann Horton, Baruk Holbrook and Shelby Woods, decided to make a math-focused Jumanji-like game. They included certain “boss cards” for players who come close the reaching the goal. They have one chance to get the question right and win, or they’ll have to start over.

“We wanted something that helped with but was, in its own way, just as complicated,” freshman Shelby woods said. “Because math is complicated.”

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