NGT Project Information

Workshop #5 February 1, 2022

Achieva Credit Union, 1150 Achieva Way, Dunedin, FL 34698

Consent & Release 

Most Successful Pivot

NGT360 Student Info Session 2021

NGT Promo Video

NGT YouTube Page


NGT360-about - Kevin Harrington

NGT Application Questions Template

Problem Statement Formation

Online Application Help & Application Video Help

Online Application FAQs & Example

Position Guides:

Project Manager


Asset Manager

QA Tester & Other- Designer, Concept Art, Writer, "floater".



Checklist (make a Trello with the columns "To Do", "In Progress", and "Completed"). Trello tutorial.

Project Managers- Weekly REPORT OUT

Written Warning- Must change "Bold" words



Charter (see finalist examples)

Project Plan Info and Project Plan (Contest Example)

Elevator Pitch - Record on cell phone, edit,  & upload!

User Stories Description

User Stories Example 

Marketing Plan

Business Model (optional)

Customer Surveys (Google Customer Preference Surveys) - Example Questions - can be on paper, survey monkey, post on Social Media, etc.

Architecture Doc | Architecture Video Tutorial - work with programmer - search examples

Use Cases Doc | Use Case Video Tutorial - work with asset man.

Business Requirements Doc | Business Req. Video Tutorial

Test Plan Instructions | Test Plan Template | Test Plan Tutorial - work with programmer

DESIGN REVIEW POWERPOINT Design Review Prezi or PowerPoint (we will record at some point as well). Include EVERYTHING you've done so far.  Slides: Problem statement, product, target market, use case & user stories screenshots, business req. overview, CUSTOMER SURVEY RESULTS, screenshots of app/game/assets, etc.  Put logo on first slide- include all team members names/roles!  Include pictures of your team & the problem! Include thank you for judges and mentors!!!

Final Presentation

Test Cases Instructions and Test Case Template

Final Executable of Prototype (EXE file)


Documents/Assets - Logo, Product Flows, User Interface, Functional Design, and all assets applicable to your product.

To have edge also create brochures and a commercial!


How to Use Piskel

How to Make Tiled Sprites

Make a Simple Character

UI Design

Use Cases Doc | Use Case Video Tutorial - work with PM.

User Stories Description

User Stories Example 

Asset Manager's Guide Saving

Design Document- optional - good for game builds

Storyboard - if your game/app has a story

Copyright Info


Asset Manager Resources:

Use Google to find Art/Animation/Asset tutorials!

Websites for Images:

Mrs. Kirk's Dropbox Resources


Open Game Art

Unity Asset Store 

Royalty Free Images

Free Stock Photos

Public Domain Images

Need Audio?

Royalty Free Audio

Programmer- How to Start

Architecture Doc | Architecture Video Tutorial - work with Project Manager 

User Stories- ALL TOGETHER

Source Code Document

Test Plan Instructions | Test Plan Template | Test Plan Tutorial work with Project Manager 

Programmer Resources:

Windows Form App Tutorials

Tutorial Resource: 

Creating a Mobile App- check out these options

2020 Mobile App Info

*Consider getting a JetBrains account for access to a ton of free software including Android Studio, WebStorm, AppCode, and many more!

Resources for All:

2017 Design Review Finalist Videos

Elevator Pitch 2017 Samples (should be 30 sec or less)

Design Review Video Editing:

Video Tutorial on Editing- This is basic recommend adding text and doing more editing!


Once you edit: File-->Export-->Media-->Export then upload the AVI file, upload to YouTube-->Put link in basecamp.

Design Review Requirements:

- Product pitch - 10 min video

- Elevator pitch -30-60 sec video

- Product Charter

- Marketing Plan

- Business Requirements

-Business Model

- Customer Surveys

- User Stories

- Use cases

- Architecture


-Thank you to mentors/judges

-Optional - what NGT has meant to you

NGT Competition and Grading 

Foundations Students: First semester you will receive two grades for your work in the NGT competition.  These grades are based on standards like all other assignments and the details are on the assignment sheets below: 

Standard 27.0

Programming Students: will receive one grade for NGT participation first semester These grades are based on standards like all other assignments and the details are on the assignment sheet below: Standard 78.0 and 66.0 (teamwork)

and Standard 65.0 (problem statement)

Check out these charter examples from past year's finalists:
Frontier Games

Workshops & Important Dates