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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSCI 437 - Introduction to Game Design and Game Development


Fall (3) Peers Prerequisite(s): CSCI 301  and CSCI 303   (College 400)

A comprehensive introduction to the design and development of computer games. Emphasis is placed on the formal process of game design, covering aspects such as the creation of the game proposal and design documents, designing game mechanics, balancing game play, and interest curves.  This course also covers a broad range of technical topics in game development, ranging from programming techniques geared towards games, the basics of computer graphics algorithms for games, decision making and tactical AI, path finding, collision detection, visibility, and game physics.