New rooms for finals in 2 of three classes:
COMP-399-001’s final exam on
Tuesday, December 15 from 2-4 pm – will be in MKC309
COMP-596-001’s final exam on
Tuesday, December 15 from 6-8:40pm – will be held in in BUR103
As announced, COMP399-002 cannot be moved since there are no available rooms. We'll make due.
Grad project adds optional extra credit.
Game Spending: Gamasutra has an article about where the money for games goes in different countries
Are games producing war criminals?
Here's a bbc article that takes a more balanced approach.
exemplar of world issues in game publishing
here is an interesting article on copyright assignment. It doesn't really pertain to the games industry yet, but it might in a few years for retro gaming.
As per discussions in class, both the undergraduate and graduate projects have extentions. See the project page for more.
I've been asked occasionally about getting into the game industry. Gamasutra actually has a listing of game company help wanted ads
Its just a fraction of the jobs in the industry, but it should lead you
to game sites where they might have less high profile entry level
positions as well.
And blizzard has an intership program
Update to grad requirements for programming project 3 (strategy). Please see the assignment
The tiling slides are up now for those of your who asked for them. See the resourses page.
Grads: The assignment is up on the assignments page.
For Grads: Here is a copy of the review sheet for the exam on Tuesday. Undergrads will have a review session on Thursday.
It would seem that there is a reason so many people are providing free-to-play model games recently
Several people are asking about the books for this class.
We will be using two
Programming: The L Line, The Express Line to Learning
Andy Harris from wiley press.
Design Workshop, 2nd Edition
A Playcentric Approach to
Creating Innovative Games By Tracy Fullerton From Morgan Kaufman/Elsevier.
Welcome to 2D game design for Fall 2009. Be sure to check this
website if the class is ever cancelled for any reason.