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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Virtual game-worlds

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BI-VHS ZK 4 2P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
Radek Richtr (guarantor)
Tutor:
Radek Richtr (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Software Engineering
Synopsis:

The course leads students to create a complex virtual world.

The course is a continuation of basic graphical courses (MGA, PGR, BLE,…).

This current students knowledge is furthermore complemented by the theory of game design, principles of writing dialogues and characters in order to create a functional and complex virtual world.

The course can be followed by the course MI-PVR with the task of converting scenes and their dynamics into a fully virtual environment suitable for VR devices.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Scene representation

2. interaction and modality in a virtual world

3. World with avatar and without

4. Natural world dynamics

5. natural activity cycles

6. dialogues and scenarios

7. the inner logic and rules of a virtual world

8. non-user persons

9. complex structures

10. Whole virtual world storyline

11. Virtual Reality

12. project presentation

Syllabus of tutorials:

1 semestral work assignment

2team role assignment

3Basic graphics engines, virtual world, objects and interactions

4checkpoint (static world)

5World and objects dynamics

6checkpoint (dynamic world)

7Storylines, dialogs, NPCs

8Complex virtual world

9checkpoint (NPC, dialogs)

10Unity VR (static world)

11Unity VR (dynamic world)

12project presentation

Study Objective:
Study materials:

Schell, Jesse. The Art of Game Design: A book of lenses. AK Peters/CRC Press, 2014.

Lebowitz, Josiah, and Chris Klug. Interactive Storytelling for Video Games: Proven Writing Techniques for Role Playing Games, Online Games, First Person Shooters, and more. Focal Press, 2012.

Nystrom, Robert. Game programming patterns. Genever Benning, 2014.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomTH:A-1242
Richtr R.
16:15–17:45
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
roomTH:A-1242
Richtr R.
18:00–19:30
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5861706.html