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Mickey ScruffyFurn MacDonald shares the importance of fleshing out ideas out with strong documentation. In this Codename Goa Short, he explains the structure and relevance of the Game Design Document. He walks through the important parts while providing tips from his own experiences. With great resources, including a link to a downloadable GDD template, this is a great starting point when building your pitch proposal documents.
LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO:
- Gamasutra article – great write up on the design of a GDD
- Iron Belly Studios GDD Example – a downloadable template
- Andrew Rollings and Ernest Adams on game design – an older, but still a great book on design
- Fundamentals of Game Design (2nd Edition) – another great book from Ernest Adams
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