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. Prerequisite or concurrent enrollment: DMA 225.


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