3D Game Design

Class Description

2 Weekends in a row
Saturday & Sunday 12:30pm – 3:00pm (Pacific Time)
Maximum Class Size: 4

The Unreal Engine is one of the most powerful 3D Game Design Engines in the world! Many of the major game design companies use Unreal Engine to make their games.

In this class, students learn all the basics of creating 3D Games, from how to make terrain and buildings, to working with physics objects, and creating game cinematics.

Project Description

First time student games will all include:

  • Custom Terrain & Foliage Cover
  • 1 Large & 3 Medium Sized Buildings
  • 5+ Objects with Physics
  • 2 Custom Materials
  • 2 Custom Particle Effects

Students will create several atmospheric areas (sewer, camp fire at night, misty woods, etc.) as well as at least 1 large open space with custom buildings for either a FPS(First Person Shooter) or Platform Jumping style game.

Skills Learned

  • Game Design Best Practices
  • Unreal Coding Language
  • Create Terrain
  • Design & Texture Buildings
  • Physics Objects
  • Particle Effects
  • Lighting Effects to create Atmosphere

Ages: 10+

Prequisite: None

Software: Unreal Engine 4

Software Cost: FREE

System Requirements:

  • Good internet connection
  • Desktop PC or Mac
  • Windows 7 or 10 up to date
  • 30 gigs hard drive space
  • NVIDIA GeForce 470 GTX or AMD Radeon 6870 HD series card or higher.
  • 8 GB RAM