INFO 403 A - Top Down Video Game Design
The emphasis of this course is on developing an understanding of top down video game design using the various design methodologies and tools introduced in class. Students will form small groups (4-6) and work on their own design within a selected genre (to be determined at the beginning of the semester). Areas of focus include high level design vision, audience evaluation, User Interface and its impact on the design, iteration of a series of design documents (high, medium and low level) and the team dynamics of communication, critique and integration. The goal of the class is to have the small teams use the concepts and the tools taught in class to create a complete design document that will be cataloged for later use. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours.
Students are required to log in and use Compass2g (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Term(s): Fall , Spring