VR Game Design Basics

A COURSE FOR STUDENTS OR PROFESSIONALS CONSIDERING MAKING THEIR FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY APPLICATION

A look at what makes VR game design stand out from regular game design. We will take an in-depth look at what makes a good VR game.

Course Price

$300

Course length

6 hours

Certification

Yes

Instructor

Brandae Grein

Brandae has 4 years teaching others about game design, VR, and accessible solutions

About the Course

A more intensive Unity class than the Game Development calls especially for people considering switching careers, or who are currently working on a degree.

The goal is to focus on the overall architectural systems of Unity, and then release you for a "capstone" project work time with a live instructor on the call with them

Why Take This Course?

Great for those serious about making their first experience

Workspace

Curriculum

Movement, HUD, Haptics/Sound, Attention Span

1. VR Motion Sickness -- what is it, what causes it, the science of VR Sickness

2. Current state of Movement mechanics -- exploring different uses of movement mechanics, what works and what doesn't (Windlands 2, Half-Life Alyx, Gorn, etc)

3. HUD -- how to communicate with your player without traditional HUD?

4. Haptics and Sound -- how to immerse your player, and why that is more important in VR than standard game design

5. Attention Span -- average play time in VR, replayability, and overwhelming a player

6. Other considerations to making comfortable experiences in VR -- Framerate, overheating headsets, etc.

7. Game Demos

What do I need to know

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-reqs for this course, however, this is the perfect secondary course after completely the intro to game development

Core Info

Location:
Online Virtual Remote via the CGAplatform (see email for link or contact us at CGA@mxtreality.com)

Onsite:
Owing to COVID, this course may be available on-site. Please contact us for more info by email CGA@mxtreality.com

Duration:
Weekly Course
Monday Through Friday – 10am to 4pm PST

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