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Video Game Design and Development: Introduction to Game Programming

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Level:All Levels
Category:Game Design
Provider:FutureLearn
InstructorPaul Robertson
Duration336h
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Course description

Learn the basics of game development to understand how great games are designed

Video games have become a multi-billion-dollar industry, even recently overshadowing cinema as the globe’s go-to entertainment medium of choice.

Training to become a video game developer gives you access to this thriving industry, letting you be creative in the process, while gaining key transferable skills.

On this course, you’ll get an introduction to the major concepts of game programming, including user input, rendering and collision detection. You’ll take a detailed look at core programming concepts such as loops, conditional statements and data storage.

Meet your instructors:
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Paul Robertson
I was a lecturer in Games Programming at Abertay University. With teaching focusing on the fundamentals of games programming and graphics programming. Currently a senior games programmer in industry.