MUL385 Video Game Animation
Provides a hands-on introduction to the basics of 3-D and character animation for video game development. Students produce basic 3D environments and animation, as well as animated characters for use in video games and simulations. They apply aesthetic and usability criteria specific to video games. The course covers technological constraints of 3D and character animation; appropriate uses of animated 3D characters and elements to enhance game message delivery and interactivity; and the management of digital assets for optimal delivery of media. Software instruction is in 3-D Studio Max.