COSC457: Game Design Document

In the gaming industry design documents are used to lay out all the details of the game so that the project can be developed in a group environment with minimal problems. In essence the design document should allow a reader with no prior knowledge about your game to completely envision how the final product will look, feel, and work. It is quite typical for industry design documents to fill over a hundred pages. For this assignment, however, each group needs to hand in a single 15-25 page paper.

Your group's concept paper should serve as a foundation for this assignment, but the design document should be verbose enough so that only implementation details are left unspecified.  Among the topics you should include (if appropriate) are: