Pick one of the award-winning game stories listed above and find the seven elements of a game story:
Write a 300-word post pointing out the elements and discuss the effectives in helping to tell you about the game post to the ch7_gamers channel for your instructor explaining your choices.
The Running Gamer/The Writehru
Gamers homework 2
Watch an NBA game and find at least two game stories. Write a blog post explaining the key story lines the authors identified and which one did a better job. Post with links to ch7_gamers2 channel for your instructor explaining your choices
Basic gamer (1-hour deadline)
Write a short summary of the event you’re covering noting records, key players, potential storylines, and statistical highlights for each team. Post to gamer_instructor_prep for your instructor the night before the event to which you’re assigned.
Write a 400-word gamer due one hour after the end of the event you are covering. Include headline, byline, quotes from coaches and athletes. Send as a Google doc via DM to your instructor.
Running gamer and write-thru
Prep due beforehand:
Write a short summary of the game you’re covering noting records, key players, potential storylines, and statistical highlights for each team. Post to gamer_instructor_prep for your instructor the night before the game to which you’re assigned.
Develop your own system of recording PBP and stats and post pictures of it to your instructor as a DM following the game.
Post at least two tweets per half/one per inning with key plays, score, game status
400-word gamer due at the buzzer/final out.
Choose one of the following options:
500-word gamer due 90 minutes after game’s end. DM to your instructor.
90 second video recap focused on which play/sequence and or player(s) determined the game outcome and how that compared with pre-game predictions, due 90 minutes after game’s end. Post to Youtube; DM link to your instructor.