Chapter 7

Sample Game and GamePlay

In this chapter we will discuss gameplay including the main categories that affect the quality of gameplay, which are game difficulty and game balance. Elements that make up game difficulty include such things as the characteristics of the enemies, the player, the weapons, and the projectiles used in the weapons. Game balance refers to finding the right combination of the above elements in order to create a fun game that the player will continue to come back to and play over and over again.

Finally, we cover an actual gameplay example where we create a small working game that involves an enemy Bot following the player around the level and firing a weapon at the player.

Gameplay Overview

In this section we ...

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