Faculty Advisor

deWinter, Jennifer

Faculty Advisor

Lindeman, Robert W.

Faculty Advisor

Snyder, Britton R.

Abstract

This report details and explains the creation process of the Interactive Media and Game Development, Computer Science, and Professional Writing Major Qualifying Project titled The EcoKids and the Paper Pests, shortened in this report to Paper Pests. Paper Pests is an educational game about invasive species for a middle school audience, designed to teach concepts from a New Zealand invasive species scenario. This report goes into details on the game’s background research, all areas of development, playtesting results and iterations, public appearances, potential avenues of future funding and development, and team role postmortems.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2015

Major

Computer Science

Major

Interactive Media and Game Development

Major

Professional Writing

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

Advisor Department

Computer Science

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