A. User Identification and Interviews

Identify the intended audience for your game

 

Conduct interview #1 with a potential user PRIOR to development

  • What are some games you have played recently?
    • NBA 2k18, Euchre, FarCry 5
  • What are some games you might enjoy playing on MATLAB?
    • Euchre, Battleship, Connect Four
  • In your opinion what is the optimal length a game should take to play?
    • Between 5 and 30 minutes
  • What aspects of a game make it enjoyable to you to play?
    • A challenging game makes it more rewarding, and the ability for a player to win.

Conduct interview #2 with a user after beta testing (must be different person than #1)

  • What are some games you have played recently?
    • Minecraft, Fornite, Minesweeper
  • What are some games you might enjoy playing on MATLAB?
    • Battleship, Go-fish
  • In your opinion what is the optimal length a game should take to play?
    • 5-10 minutes
  • What aspects of a game make it enjoyable to you to play?
    • Ability to be repeated, challenging, not too easy
  • When playing this game, which aspects did you enjoy?
    • Simplicity, ease of use
  • When playing this game, what changes would you recommend?
    • GUI, shorter version available