Courses & Units

Game Design and Production KIT207

Hobart, Launceston

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Introduction

This unit introduces the topic of game design. Students will work in teams to design and document a game and develop a simple prototype of their design using an agile development methodology. Design topics that will be covered include concept development, world design, character design, story design, gameplay, game mechanics, user interface design, balancing and testing. In addition, students will be introduced to other skills that are essential for the game designer, such as 3D modelling, using level editing tools, and scripting.

Summary

Unit name Game Design and Production
Unit code KIT207
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Coordinator

Ian Lewis

Teaching staff

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2017: $1,131.00 2017: $2,168.00 029999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

KIT107 or KIT101

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KXG261, KIT507

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lectures: 6x2hrs, weeks 1-5, 13 (recorded for online delivery)
Online modules: 13x2hrs
Labs: 12x2hrs, weeks 2-13 or online equivalent

Assessment

50% exam, 50% in-semester (4 assignments worth 10%, 10%, 15%, 15%)

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Textbooks

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