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Level Design Lessons
A downloadable pdf
These essays were first written and published on my website in 2009. They’re mostly focused on platform games. I guess that’s what I was doing at the time. They’ve been cleaned up and revised after a decade that I have spent (in part) teaching game design in a real actual classroom, and they reflect me, you know, growing as a designer and becoming smarter and stuff.
Feel free to reproduce this document, assign it to your own students, etc etc. Enjoy!
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I've always known about the first screen of Mario for a while but this goes way further and more detail about it!
Thank you! I used to send my students to your site. I love the updates/revisions.
Thank you! Been looking for "To the right, hold on tight" because I remember it being important during my education. Time to pay it forward.
Thanks for sharing! Looking forward to checking this out.