Creating a Board Game
This subject will use the essence of game design and conceptualizing to create a compelling and emotional story. The end point is to drive that story through a line strong enough to capture people to pursue a certain idea or journey. At the end, the goal is to create a strong and emotional storyline and to explore, graphics, branding, character conceptualization, programming languages, and technologies to create a game, based on a mythological story of a well-known culture.
Is also important to look at some precedents in the game and movie spectrum. Companies such as Thatgamecompany’s concepts are developing are trying to create different and compelling stories like Journey and the coming soon Sky; These games using social interactions inside of the stories using different communications techniques to help each other integrated into the gameplay. Telltale Videogames is also using storytelling trying to create twist and strong stories using comics, TV series and books.
One of the main source of inspiration for the visual game and interaction is the books of death and the sun in The Mummy filmographic saga especially the key puzzle when opening the book. Also, the well-known Jumanji game board and the “magical” way that the gameplay is revolve around the movie itself.
Egypt: A tale of Light, is a role-playing board game focused on the creation of the universe by using ancient stories and cultural facts to teach backgrounds, languages and stories about and antique culture; Balancing the fact of using games as an educational medium and the story and interaction of the audience.
The storyline will revolve around the mythological story of creation in Egyptian culture specifically, the Heliopolitan creation myth. The game storyline starts as the beginning of the mythical tale where “Masses of turbid waters covered by absolute darkness, a darkness that was not the night, because it had not yet been created, was the infinite ocean known by the Egyptians as the primordial ocean Nun, which contained all the elements of the cosmos.”
Laser Cut Wood, Neodymium Disc Magnets, Cooper Tape, Arduino Uno, Servo, SMD Leds