Join us for our next Puget Sound IXDA meeting - hosted by Microsoft's Office
Labs (www.officelabs.com) on October 23 at 7pm, on Microsoft's main campus -
"Game Onward: Lessons from game design"
This is a chance to learn where the fields of interaction design and game
design overlap, and to learn more about how games challenge, reward, and
We'll hear how game designers use prototyping and sketching (Daniel Cook of
lostgarden.com), how usability techniques are used to fine-tune casual game
play (Mac Smith of Microsoft Game Studios), and how narrative and
storytelling immerse players in experiences (Mark Long of Zombie Studios).