Courses & Programs

Introduction to Game Design

COURSE CODE: EMS 140

CREDITS: 3

This course explores the various ways in which a computer can be used as an interactive visual storyteller. Students will gain experience in using digital technologies for creating interactive fiction and simple video games. The course covers the history of interactive media and how it differs from other digital and analog forms of engagement. Through the use of group and individual projects, students will discover the importance of well-designed feedback, problem solving and narrative flow. No prior computer experience is necessary.