GAME 230: History of Computer Game Design

GAME 230-K01: History of Computer Game Desgn
(Fall 2020)

05:00 PM to 06:15 PM TR

Mason Korea G313

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Section Information for Fall 2020

Chart the Evolution of Games.


In this course you will:

  • Play and discuss early video games.
  • Recognize the cultural significance of games from the 1950s to the present day.
  • Conduct research on a game topic of your choice.
  • Profile the game developers that have helped to make games what they are today.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

History of computer game design including games as a new medium for education, entertainment, and communications. Aspects of the business of computer game publishing, game criticism, storytelling, interactive fiction, violence, and virtual communities will be explored. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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