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|Use of Game Design Document||#4||3.500||3.500|
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Please briefly explain how you interpreted some aspects of the game design document when creating your game!
Hello! There was a big plan to interpret every emoji in the GDD, but in the end a bunch of stuff was cut (shocking I know)
🌅 Ripple🌊 (Both the emoticons have water in them)
Summary: You are leading your best friend 💌 to your favourite tyre swing, by building bridges. The longer you take on a level ⌚, the harder it becomes.
Player experience goals: The entire game revolves around the giant squid 🐙 in the sky. Each level is caused by her passing by, filling up the ink lakes that the main characters have to cross. Your main goal is to overcome the ink.
Key features:💃 🍔 ... I can't remember how I was interpreting these ;-;
Genre: 🎣 Water, and 🎨 art. >.>
Target audience: People with a face and hands✌️🔘👅🔘✊
Gameplay and mechanics
🌉 Bridge building!
📷 At the end of each level, a "your best moment" replay was going to be shown. This would involve the character getting splashed by ink, or falling face-first into the ink. Something purposefully mediocre.
📎 Adding pieces to bridges ("attachments")
✂️ Dicarding pieces (cut / remove)
Narrative and character
👩 Your friend.
The squid 👾, shooting ink everywhere 🌋. She spends the majority of the game in the sky 💐. (edit: I thought this was a shuttlecock <.<)
Graphics and interface
📈 There were going to be general statistcs at the end of each level (bridge pieces placed, enemies beaten, time taken.
🎯 You have to be reaally accurate when placing bridge pieces. :<
🐌 Snails were going to be one of the enemies, but didn't make it in.
🐸 The green circle enemy was going to be a spiky frog with croaking and everything.
🎺 🎺 🎺 Swinging music / brass.
Technical aspects and other considerations
♿ 🌈 A colour-blind mode was planned, but the art style ended up being very simple. Still need to check that bridge pieces are visible against other level elements.
🌈 The squid is married to another woman
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