Game Design 1a: Introduction
Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy playing video games or coding? Does the idea of creating and designing your own virtual world excite you? If so, this is the course for you! Tap into your creative and technical skills as you learn about the many aspects involved with designing video games. You will learn about video game software and hardware, various gaming platforms, necessary technical skills, troubleshooting and internet safety techniques, and even the history of gaming. And to top it all off, you’ll even have the opportunity to create your very own plan for a 2D video game! Turn your hobby into a potential career and go from simply being a player in a virtual world to actually creating one!
- Develop strategies to market your game to its fullest potential.
- Integrate math with art and programming to develop believable gameworlds.
- Use immersion techniques to keep your players focused on your game.
- Consider which role on the game design team is the best match with your skillset and interests.