Archive for September, 2014

Everyday game design: extreme hopscotch

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Noticed that kids’ hopscotch paths have taken an extreme turn. More than a hundred steps, winding paths, and in at least one case, a giant crocodile.

IMG_4274_extreme hopscotch

Picture of hopscotch path drawn on sidewalk with chalk.

Hopscotch path with symbols.

Picture of hopscotch path drawn by kids on sidewalk with chalk.

The paths can have almost 200 steps.

Picture of crocodile drawn on sidewalk by kids with chalk.

Giant crocodile is apparently the last barrier – or maybe the goal is to be eaten?