Master Class with Marc LeBlanc

In New York at the end of the month:


Tickets are now available for the NYU Game Center’s Master Class: MDA Workshop with Marc LeBlanc!
Please join us on July 30th and 31st from 10AM – 5PM at the Game Center on the 9th floor of 721 Broadway for a hands on workshop about game design principles and best practices. Full event details are posted below

The NYU Game Center is pleased to announce our first game design Master Class, led by veteran game designer Marc LeBlanc. The class is a two day, hands-on workshop that is open to both NYU students and the general public.For the last 10 years, Marc LeBlanc has led standing-room only game design workshops at the Game Developers Conference, the largest annual gathering of professional game creators in the world. His widely influential approach to game design, known as Mechanics / Dynamics / Aesthetics or MDA, emphasizes the unique way that games create aesthetic experiences through their properties as dynamic systems.

The Master Class is appropriate for both professional game developers with several years of experience in the industry, as well as students and those just beginning their careers. Exercises will focus on high level game design concepts and best practices, and will result in collaboratively designed, playable games.This two day workshop will be held at the Game Center on July 30th and 31st from 10AM to 5PM. Space is limited, so those interested in participating must purchase tickets.

Ticket prices are as follows:

NYU Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni – $100

To purchase at this price, login to NYU Home, navigate the the ‘NYU Life’ tab, and then scroll down to the bottom to ‘Ticket Central’ where you can click on ‘Buy Tix’.

Non-NYU Students – $200

To purchase at this price, please email ‘‘ with the subject line “Master Class Student Code” from a .edu email address and you will be sent a discount code.

This discount code can then be applied at the online store here:

General Public – $300

To purchase at this price, please visit the online store here:

Group Discount – $250

To purchase at this price, purchase 3 or more tickets and use the discount code ‘GAMEGROUP’ at the online store: