GAM750 - Game Engine Production I

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Subject Title
Game Engine Production I

Subject Description
This course will describe the technologies (historical to current) that are employed in the creation of Video Games. Workflow enhancing utilizes and applications will be demonstrated and various game engines will be used to present exported 3D Art. The creation of video files and compression formats will also be examined.

Prerequisites
Admission to ANI or after 1st semester:
In order to advance into this course the student must have successfully completed the following:

Corequisites:
History of Animation & Styles 1
Layout 1
Life Drawing 1
Storyboard 1
Animation 1
Experimental Animation 1

Credit Status
Animation Arts Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • Video Game Engine techniques and technologies
  • Principles of 3D rendering algorithms
  • Video file creation and compression
  • Game export pipelines and utilities
  • Create a video file of game art
  •  Import 3D Art into various game engines - Familiarity with Video Game technology and techniques and an understanding of the ongoing evolution of Video Game creation.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.