Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Nov 18, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GAME 315 Principles of Game Play Mechanics

3 credits
Students will develop a literacy and mastery of the ontology and principles of game play mechanics and how these elements define player’s interactions with the rules of a game. Students will comprehend the formal properties of games: rules, objectives, challenges, rewards, goals, player actions, strategies, and game states. Students will research and develop non-traditional, experimental, and artistic games as well as games with a commercial focus. Students will develop an awareness of the social and ethical consequences of their projects and explore beyond what are traditionally thought of as games.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BAS in Digital Gaming and Interactive Media program

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20