Introduction to Computer Game Design and Development
Fall 2005

Course Description:

This course will introduce basic topics related to the design and development of computer games. It is loosely based on the course CS 4455 Video Game Design, offered at Georgia Tech by Chris Shaw. Use of his materials is with permission.


December 12, 2005
The Take-Home Final is posted at Take Home Final. It is due on Tuesday, Dec 13, at 8 pm. However, due to the lateness of posting, students who need more time may turn in what they complete at that time and submit the rest by Thursday, Dec 15 at 10 am. Answers should be emailed to both Dr. Barnes and Shilpa Sharma. You should submit at least 7 questions by Tuesday, Dec 13 at 8 pm. The penalty for not submitting 7 questions at that time is 10 points off your final exam grade. Questions submitted after 10 am on Thursday Dec 15 will not be graded and will be scored as a 0 on the exam.

You are required to attend class at 3:30 pm on Wed, Dec 14. Be prepared to discuss your answers to question 14 on the exam.

August 27, 2005
Assignments and slides are posted on the course Outline.

Dr. Barnes will be out of town until Sep. 5. Please contact the TA, Shilpa Sharma, if you need anything.

August 25, 2005
Welcome to ITCS4010/5010-001, Computer Game Design and Development!