How Video Game Designers Use Math

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Infobase Publishing, Oct 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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From Pac-Man to Xbox, people love playing video games. But many are unaware of the importance math plays when it comes to designing these addictive games. How Video Game Designers Use Math guides readers through the math concepts designers use to create and produce their games.

Concepts and skills emphasized include:

  • Number Sense and Operations
  • Problem Solving
  • Estimation
  • Measurement
  • Data Analysis
  • Algebraic Thinking
  • Geometry and Spatial Sense.
 

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Contents

What Is Video Game Design?
4
Designing for the Audience
6
What a Character
8
Creating a Scene
10
All About Animation
12
Thinking About Speed
14
Creating Color
16
Whats That Sound?
18
3D Design
22
Capturing Motion
24
Meet Satoshi Tajiri
26
If You Want to Be a Video Game Designer
28
Answer Key
29
Glossary
30
To Learn More
31
Index
32

On the Level
20

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