Introduction to Game Development
Welcome to one of the coolest engineering courses in the country
State the obvious: you are here to make games
The goal of this course in one sentence: to learn how to design and develop a great game
Examples on GitHub
What you will need: Python, PyGame
What make this one of the coolest engineering courses in the country?
Project based; no midterm or final
What every engineering course should be
The one promise I will make...
I hope this will be the last time I will say the words...
What this course is:
A bit of everything in game dev
Build at least one complete game
What this course is NOT:
Strictly game design
Learn how to build a Facebook or mobile game
Startup boot amp
To the skies
Alums (Gray, Koulouris, Hamilton, Rosenberg, Dopkeen)
What are you currently playing?
The State of the Union:
Development dynamics have changed
Why study game development? It is hard!
Used games market
Deteriorating work environment