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.
|Unit name||Games Design and Production|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Information & Communication Technology|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2019: $1,169.00||2019: $2,321.00||020115|
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