Due to the practical nature of this course, there is no prescribed learning material. All necessary documentation and other material toward the successful completion of the project course on game development will be shared with students throughout the course.
The learning platform UTU Moodle https://bit.ly/pcgd2023
Weekly Friday morning meetings:
onsite meetings in ICT City
each team presents shortly the current status of their project
preferably with a workable and playable demo
each answers briefly the following three questions:
1. Have you achieved the previous goal?
2. What are you going to do next?
3. Is there something preventing you from doing it?
Weekly Friday Laboratory Meetings in ICT City C3031
Friday afternoon meeting will cover the week topic for game development as project and team work. Each team and member will plan and share the upcoming week task
The course will be delivered through close contact and practical Game Lab work. Peer-assisted learning is required throughout the course.
The course material, assignments and direct instructions will be shared through UTU Moodle..
Online tuition will be conducted with Zoom and UTU Moodle workspace https://bit.ly/pcgd2023
The course has weekly meetings:
On Friday morning meetings one member of the group must present the weekly goal of the group and review the progress.
On Friday afternoon meetings are based both on individual and group work at Gamelab.
Each student will be evaluated independently based on group work, active participation and progress and peer evaluation
The participation will form a factor for the whole grade: attendance percentage x final grade
09.01.2023 - 12.03.2023
02.12.2022 - 15.01.2023
Engineering and Business
Passing this course is a pre-requisite for continuing with 3th-year studies – no exceptions will be made.
Pre-requisite for this course is passed grading of Game Development Essentials, Introduction to Game Development Tools and Object Oriented Programming
Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology, Degree Programme in Information and Communications Technology
Experience in published game project in a company. Contact the instructor.
There are no exams for this course.
This course does not have any retake possibilities. Failing the course means that students will have to repeat it the following year.
This course leans on CDIO principles and takes a project-based learning approach.
Close contact meetings 51h
Team based project work 84h
Grouping and ideas
Pitching the idea
Game mechanics working
Game assets implemented
Version that can be tested internally by the group
Version that can be tested with friends and family
Work on your game project
Playable version that can be shown to strangers
ICT Showroom event (Thu)
Post production and publishing, ICT Showroom event experiences
Course wrap up
Failure to participate weekly meetings and to submit the game project as a group
Individual non-participation as determined by attendance and the peer-evaluation will also lead to failing the course.
- The weekly progress is weak
- Deliverable is done on hasty manner
- Deliverable contains a few features
- Deliverable is incoherent or does not work
- The weekly progress is good
- Deliverable contains many features
- Adequately applied preliminary research to complete the project, but lacking creativity
- Deliverable is coherent and functions as required
- The weekly progress is excellent
- Deliverable contains lots of features
- Creatively applied preliminary research to complete the assignment
- Deliverable is coherent and the quality is superb