|Course Name:||Game Development Fundamentals|
|Offered Date:||Winter - 2018 | Other versions|
High level game engines have become popular in recent years, as they allow developers to focus on designing a game and leaving much of the low level computing to the game engine. This subject will teach students the principles of game design, and give them the opportunity to create a game using an existing game engine. They will learn how to create and modify environmental effects, camera perspectives, AI behaviors and game types. Students will also learn about game design elements that make a game effective.
|Credit Status:||1 credit (3 units)
Professional Option for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)
|Mode of Instruction:||Modes: In-class exercises, hands-on activity
Hours per week: 4
Room configuration: Computer lab
Typical scheduling pattern: Fall term
Introduction to game engine tools - 15%
AI (Artificial Intelligence) - 10%
Please get the developer content from the Unreal Engine developers site:
To pass the course, the student must:
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