Honors 104.502 Lecture 12 – Post Mortems


  • what ?s
  • post mortems


  • Read chapter 7. On a 1/4 sheet, write down 2-3 questions or observations from your reading.


Today we’ll play each other’s games and offer some feedback. We’ll follow these general principles of playtesting:

  • The developers listen and watch, but don’t try to help. You want to see what the player does with the game without external influence.
  • As much as possible, the players speak out loud what they’re thinking.
  • Use constructive language. We and our games are all works in progress.


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