Game Programming Techniques PG (7191.6)
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UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 MR Robert COX (Ph: +61 2 62015230 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit teaches the programming techniques needed to produce interactive 2D graphical applications like computer games.
Topics covered include:
- The game creation process;
- Program design;
- Animation techniques;
- Input devices;
- Sound playback and processing;
- Design Patterns for interactive media; and
- Real time graphics in 2D.
During the unit students produce a simple interactive graphical project (eg game) as a major work.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Write 2D graphical interactive computer programs such as computer games;
2. Design the software for an interactive computer program;
3. Process sound and image assets for a computer game;
4. Know the common design patterns for interactive applications (eg, Factory, state, command, flyweight);
5. Create and use an asset library in an interactive media application; and
6. Create a game storyboard.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2019
- Semester 1, 2018
Up to fifty two hours per semester.
Software Technology 1 G or equivalent.
General IT Literacy.
7160 Game Programming Techniques.
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