Hello, World

This course picks up where Harvard University’s CS50 leaves off, focusing on the development of 2D and 3D interactive games. Students explore the design of such childhood games as Super Mario Bros., Legend of Zelda, and Portal in a quest to understand how video games themselves are implemented. Via lectures and hands-on projects, the course explores principles of 2D and 3D graphics, animation, sound, and collision detection using frameworks like Unity and LÖVE 2D, as well as languages like Lua and C#. By class’s end, students will have programmed several of their own games and gained a thorough understanding of the basics of game design and development.

Pong

Flappy Bird

Breakout

Match 3

Super Mario Bros.

Legend of Zelda

Angry Birds

Pokémon

Helicopter Game 3D

Dreadhalls

Portal

Portal Problems