Nature Changer

This is a web game for 6-8 year olds. It a side-scroller that teaches kids about 30 different animals. The game also has a customization feature. Kids can adjust major game elements for all 30 levels.

This is a web game for 6-8 year olds. It a side-scroller that teaches kids about 30 different animals. The game also has a customization feature; kids can adjust major game elements for all 30 levels. I was the lead designer, responsible for UX and overall look and feel. I supervised one other designer as he worked on the design of the levels. Play the game
Mechanic Sketches
As a team we knew that we wanted the game to showcase a variety of intuitive single-touch gestures. I took the lead on thinking about, and vizualizing, a variety of ideas. I focused on how a broad variety mechanics would pair with different animal behaviors. 
UX Flow
Detailed flow for the team. The flow helps uncover questions for me to bring to the team. It's also a guide for the developers. 
Customization Comps
Final look and feel of the customization screens. I focused on simple choices and touch-friendly UI. There were many options that could be presented for customization, but after user testing a customization prototype we decided that fewer, more impactful choices, were best. 

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