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Game Design

Workshop Game Design at the Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE), January / February 2023

Key data

ECTS points
2 ECTS
Next start
Will soon be announced.
Duration
1 Week
Teaching language
German / English
Place
Basel
Price
CHF 900.– (view fees)
Study mode
Full-time

Within the last decades, computer games have established themselves as a new medium with increasing cultural influence. In this context, interaction allows for a new approach to digital 3D imagery. As a player, one does not only react to the images but influences the immersive space through one's own behavior. Game design software tools enable designers to create unexpected digital 3D visualizations. Game engines such as Unity can be used for creating engaging experiences with relatively few lines of code. In the Game Design workshop, we will use Unity to design a virtual world in which the player can walk through and interact with objects. Participants will get an insight into creating a 3D project in Unity and learn how to use 3D models, shaders, lighting, and how to program simple interactions with the C# programming language.

Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE)

Visual communication is a tool of knowledge generation in its own right. Visualizations make things perceptible, imaginable and graspable.

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Institute Digital Communication Environments IDCE

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Academy of Art and Design, Institute Digital Communication Environments (IDCE) High-rise: D 5.03 Freilager-Platz 1 CH - 4142 Münchenstein near Basel