ANI 258 Game Level Design* (3 Hours)
Prerequisites or corequisites: ANI 150.
This course provides an introduction to game level design and how to create interior and exterior levels using the same state of the art editing tools that are used in high-end video games. Students learn to build white box levels first and then populate the level with detailed original game artwork. Students will create terrain maps and textures, and interactively place static meshes into the game editor to enhance the visual aspects of the level. Students explore how to build a map that is purposeful and exciting to play. 6 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.