TERM 2 PLANNER
YEAR: _12_ SUBJECT: ITS Game Design ( 10 weeks)

Note for the weeks marked in red you will have a substitute teacher. You will need to be particularly well organised and self-directing in your tasks leading up to and during this time..
Week

Course Work Covered

Activity/Resources
Homework/Assessment

1
18/4 - 21/4
Retreat
While you have been away, your team members having been using this week to remind themselves how to use Gamemaker by creating a simple game


2
24/4 - 28/4
First step towards project
Have a look at what your team members did last week to demonstrate their Gamemaker skills.
On Wednesday we will be going to St Thomas'. Be at the bus stop
at 1:05pm. Interview students.
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Meetings to plan your team's game. First draft of game plan. Use the rest of your time to outline your project management plans and to set up your documentation.


3
1/5 - 5/5
Start project
Assignment issued. Identify your role. Document your specifications. Set out initial Gantt chart to plan your tasks, including planned meetings. What plans do you have to ensure safe storage, backup and version control?
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4
8/5 - 12/5
Work on project
Start planning/producing. Team meeting? Document your progress including problems and rejected ideas. Update Gantt Chart. By the end of this week you should have your major components in place.
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5
15/5 - 19/5
Work on project
Continue production. Team meeting. Document progress including changes to plans and alpha testing. How are your team members going? Do you need to make any changes to your management plans? Are we ready to work independently for the next 3 weeks?
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6
22/5 - 26/5
Work on project
Continue production. Team meeting? Document progress including meeting outcomes, group progress and alpha testing.
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7
29/5 - 2/6
Work on project
Continue production. Team meeting? Document progress. By this stage you should be doing beta testing. This will give feedback for evaluation.
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8
5/6 - 9/6
Work on project
Finalise production and collation with your team. Team meeting? Document progress including testing and evaluation.
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9
12/6 - 16/6
Project completion
Finalise documentation. Submit assignment 16/6.


10
19/6 - 23/6






Ref: Royalty Free music

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