One of the common stumbling blocks for novice video game designers is understanding how to design real-time games. This chapter aims to demystify “realtime” and show how the use of flowcharts can help a designer specify a design as a rigorous series of concrete steps.
The learning objectives for this chapter are:
Most tabletop games are structured into turns and rounds, with players’ actions unfolding one at a time. Much more unusual are tabletop ...