COMP 3024 Video Games Development
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 300862
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Description This unit provides students with an in-depth understanding of the development and structure of game engines. It provides the student with a unifying overview of the many modules that are incorporated in a game engine as well as a detailed examination of game-play and engine programming.
School Computer, Data & Math Sciences
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) COMP 1005
Equivalent Subjects LGYA 6086 - Games Theory and Design
Understanding of programming concepts and details of programming. Good programming skills in C#, Java or C++. Knowledge of systems analysis methods including object orientated analysis and design. Basic knowledge of vector algebra, matrixes and fundamentals of mathematics.
- Explain the fundamental concepts behind computer game engines
- Understand the technological details behind various modules that comprise a game engine
- Write basic modules to interface with a game engine
- Design modules to meet a given set of requirements
- Develop their own game using the selected game engine
designing your own game from scratch
handling interaction from the player
fundamental and games artificial intelligence techniques
network programming with multiplayer games
texture mapping and shading
geometrical algorithms for collision detection, geometry simplification
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Assignment 1||5 weeks to complete||10||N||Both (Individual & Group)|
|Assignment 2||Requires a number of weeks to complete||40||N||Both (Individual & Group)|
|Final Examination||2 hours||40||N||Individual|
- Dalmau, D. S-C. (2004). Core techniques and algorithms in game programming. London, UK: Pearson Education.
2022 Semester 2
Parramatta - Victoria Rd
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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.