Introduction to Game Design

Introduction to Game Design
(.5 credit)

• Open to all 10-12th graders who have completed a prior computer science course, open to 9th graders with a teacher’s recommendation

This is an introductory course to video game programming, design, and video game art. Students will learn the principles and practice of modeling, applying textures and materials to those models, and rendering them with appropriate lighting. Additionally, students will be introduced to the game design theory behind designing an enjoyable, balanced game. At the end of the course students will have the opportunity to apply the skills they learned to build their own game.