Actor: Constraints Game - AoE4D

Actor: Constraints Game

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Actor: Constraints Game:

Act out your daily activities. Be yourself.

You’re the actor for this game! Your job is to complete an assigned activity as best you can, acting out the random characteristics listed below. As you act, play up your condition. Use words and body language that communicates your character. Have fun with it. If your condition makes it hard for you to complete the activity, exaggerate your difficulties.

After you complete the activity, the designers will ask you a few questions about your experience. Stay in character as you answer. Share your feelings. Highlight what was easy for you to do and what wasn’t.

Game Steps

  1. Read the character details and the activity below.
  2. Complete the assigned activity.
  3. Answer two questions from the designers.

Setting Description

This is the setting where the experience design scene takes place.

The actor should pretend they are in this setting as they act out the scene. Think about how the conditions will impact your experience.

people feeding ducks at the park
Location
A Park in Chicago
Laws
Normal laws of physics
Size: Context
100 yards
Non-User Actors
Dogs, Mockingbirds, Fountains, Swans
Available Resources
Water fountains, Bathrooms
Climate
Pleasant temperature
Sensory
Birds tweeting, a plane flying in the sky
Time
Leisurely pace
Interconnections
Sidewalks, walkways, trails, trash cans, streams, light posts, sprinklers
Hierarchy
A band is playing that is getting attention
Social Norms
Personal space, Dogs and kids on leashes

The Persona's Description

A little about the character you are playing.

Physical Characteristics

These are randomly generated, so some aspects may contradict one another. Ignore the aspects that don't make sense.

Age 19 Years Old

19 Years Old

Characteristic
Sex female

female

Characteristic
Race White/Caucasian

White/Caucasian

Characteristic
Gender Identity gender neutral

gender neutral

Characteristic
Size: People 5′ 2″ (1.6 meters) tall

5′ 2″ (1.6 meters) tall

Characteristic

Relational Characteristics

These are randomly generated, so some aspects may contradict one another. Ignore the aspects that don't make sense.

Sexual Orientation gay/lesbian

gay/lesbian

Characteristic
Relationships single mother

single mother

Characteristic
has 8 siblings

has 8 siblings

Characteristic
Knowledge excellent at sports trivia

excellent at sports trivia

Characteristic

Spoiler Alert

Do not show the content below to designers. These details are only for the actor.

Do This Activity

Props
Use provided materials and other found items in the room
Activity
Pack as many items as you safely can into the shipping box

The Persona's Behavior

Random aspects served up to create a persona's behavior.
Caution: these are randomly generated, so some aspects may contradict one another. Ignore the aspects that don't make sense.

Habits Hugs everyone

Hugs everyone

Behavior
Giving hugs

Giving hugs

Behavior
Movements Fiddles a lot

Fiddles a lot

Behavior
Personality complains a lot

complains a lot

Behavior

Experience-Level Character Details

How your character is Dealing with this Activity

Attention Interested

Interested

Bifocals
Attitude thinks it is stupid

thinks it is stupid

Bifocals
Subjective Norm Friend is supportive

Friend is supportive

Bifocals
Abilities Fifth grade reading level

Fifth grade reading level

Bifocals
Intention very determined

very determined

Magnifying Glass
Role leader

leader

Magnifying Glass
Sensations feels hot and is sweating

feels hot and is sweating

Stethoscope
Mood Lonely

Lonely

Stethoscope

How your Character Makes Meaning

Language carefully selected words

carefully selected words

Bifocals
Culture Designer

Designer

Magnifying Glass
Values Protecting all life

Protecting all life

Magnifying Glass
Self-Concept Feel special

Feel special

Stethoscope
Worldview whatever can go wrong, will

whatever can go wrong, will

Stethoscope

Sources

References and sources that support the inclusion of this Aspects of Experiences for Design component.