Design Web Site Documents for:

Name of Game

One Liner (e.g. The Ultimate Racing Game)

“Something funny here!”™

All work Copyright © 200x by Your Company Name

Written by Chris Taylor. Updated, Web-ified, and packaged by Bil Simser

Version 1.1

Tuesday, July 08, 2003

Table of Contents

Game Overview

Philosophy

Philosophical point #1
Philosophical point #2
Philosophical point #3

Common Questions

What is the game?
What are the goals of the game?
Why create this game?
Who is this game for?
Where does the game take place?
What do I control?
How many characters do I control?
What is the main focus?
What’s different?

Feature Set

General Features
Multiplayer Features
Editor
Gameplay

The Game World

Overview

World Feature #1

World Feature #2

The Physical World

Overview
Key Locations
Travel
Scale
Objects
Weather
Day and Night
Time

Rendering System

Overview
2D/3D Rendering

Camera

Overview
Camera Detail #1
Camera Detail #2

Game Engine

Overview
Game Engine Detail #1
Water
Collision Detection

Lighting Models

Overview
Lighting Model Detail #1
Lighting Model Detail #2

The World Layout

Overview
World Layout Detail #1
World Layout Detail #2

Game Characters

Overview
Creating a Character
Enemies and Monsters

User Interface

Overview
User Interface Detail #1
User Interface Detail #2

Weapons

Overview
Weapons Details #1
Weapons Details #2

Musical Scores

Overview
Red Book Audio

Sound Effects

3D Sound
Sound Design

Single-Player Game

Overview
Single Player Game Detail #1
Single Player Game Detail #2
Story
Hours of Gameplay
Victory Conditions

Multiplayer Game

Overview
Max Players
Servers
Customization
Internet
Gaming Sites
Persistence
Saving and Loading

Character Rendering

Overview
Character Rendering Detail #1
Character Rendering Detail #2

World Editing

Overview
World Editing Detail #1
World Editing Detail #2

Extra Stuff

Overview
Junk I am working on…

Crazy Idea #1
Crazy Idea #2

Appendix

XYZ Appendix
Objects Appendix
User Interface Appendix
Networking Appendix
Character Rendering and Animation Appendix
Story Appendix