DMA 226 Digital Game Design • 5 Cr.


Beginning GAME students design and implement their own computer games. Fundamentals of programming and graphic development are covered with respect to game development. Either DMA 240 or DMA 226 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisite: DMA 225 at BC with a C- or better, or instructor permission.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Understand the tasks and roles associated with game design and development
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of a game design platform
  • Develop a testing method for a game
  • Understand the time and resources necessary to complete games of varying complexity¬†
  • Understand the constituent parts that make up a video game
  • Apply design principles to digital game designs
  • Express the game pipeline through collaborative digital design projects
  • Describe and construct a game design document
  • Discover and apply scripting and node-based programming languages¬†complexity