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CP2412 - Game Design and Technologies

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

In this subject students will examine the link between experience of immersive play and the process of conceiving, designing and implementing a computer game. Areas covered include the principles behind the rules and play of games, player centred design methods and processes and skills in using game development environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply principles of player centred design;
  • use typical game engines for game design and re-design;
  • explore how games function to create play experiences and social interactions;
  • design rules, play mechanics, balance games and integrate different modalities effectively.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (35%) - Individual
  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Journal - (10%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Prototype - (30%) - Group.
Prerequisites: 6 CP OF CP SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP2020 CP2430 CP5604

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 08-Apr-2021
Coordinator: Dr Art Suwanwiwat
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Roberto Dillon.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Lecturer: Dr Randy Zhu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Roberto Dillon, Dr Art Suwanwiwat.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.