Category: Video Game Design 2

Welcome back students to the second grading period.  During the next 8 weeks we will be continuing to practice 3D Modeling and working in Unity.

Monday: Bringing the sword into Unity / Modeling Practice

Tuesday: Modeling Practice

Wednesday: Modeling Practice

Thursday: Modeling Practice

Friday: Modeling Practice

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45, and 12:45 – 1:15

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This week we will complete our sword model project.

Monday: Work day sword texturing / coloring

Tuesday: Work day sword texturing / coloring

Wednesday: Work day sword texturing / coloring

Thursday: Work day sword texturing / coloring

Friday: Sword Model Due (Summative)

Tutoring this week: Thursday 8:10 – 8:45, 12:45 – 1:15, and 4:00 – 4:45

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This is the last week of our grading period – all work must be turned in by the end of your class period on Friday, October 19th.

This week we will continue to create our 3D model sword by adding color to the textures.  The final version of your sword will be due on Monday, Oct. 15 (summative)

Monday:  No School

Tuesday: Adding Color to our textures / Sword Work Day: Video 1

Wednesday: PSAT Testing – Sword Work Day

Thursday:  Sword Work Day: Video 2

Friday:  Sword Work Day: Video 3

Tutoring this week:  Thursday 8:10 – 8:45 and 12:45 – 1:15

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

This week we will complete our sword model in Maya LT

Monday:  Sword Model – Low Poly

Tuesday: Sword Model – UV Unwrapping

Wednesday: Sword Model – Texturing & Baking

Thursday:  Sword Model – Texturing & Baking

Friday:  Sword Model Textures – Due – Complete and Grade

Tutoring this week:  Thursday 8:10 – 8:45 & 4:00 – 4:45

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

UIL Gain/Lose Friday, Oct. 5th – Check your grades.

We will continue to model a sword in Maya LT

Monday:  Workday – Sword – High poly done – Summative Grade

Tuesday: Making the Low Poly Sword wrapper

Wednesday:  Unwrapping the UVs

Thursday: Baking the Textures

Friday:  Working with materials

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

Need Maya LT at home?  Get it for free here:  Autodesk Student Software

Go to see all products and find Maya LT 2017 in the list.  Follow the instructions to setup a student account and download the software.

Today we will begin learning Maya LT.  This program is used for 3D modeling and is optimized for making games.

One very important skill needed for careers in Video Game Design is the ability to learn new software on your own.  To help you practice this skill, you will be watching some videos about Maya LT to learn the basics of the software.

Wednesday:  Watch Maya LT 101: Creating a Project  &  Maya LT 101: The User Interface Part 1

Thursday: Watch Maya LT 101: The User Interface Part 2  &  Maya LT 101: The User Interface Part 3  &  Maya LT 101: The User Interface Part 4

Friday: Watch Maya LT 101: Viewport Display Options & Maya LT 101: Viewport Navigation

Make sure that you open Maya LT on your computer and practice what the video is teaching you.

There will be a quiz coming up covering this information.

This week we will learn how to make some simple objects for use in games.

Monday:  Making a seamless tile

Tuesday: Making a crate.

Wednesday: Intro to Maya Lt.

Thursday:  Maya Lt.

Friday:  Maya Lt.

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.

Welcome back – I hope your 3 day weekend was fun.

This week we will continue to learn the terrain tools in Unity.

Monday:  No School – Labor Day

Tuesday: Adding water and trees

Wednesday: Details and billboards – Professional Dress Wednesday

Thursday:  1st and 3rd Person Controllers

Friday:  Complete Terrain Due at end of class

Don’t forget Professional Dress Wednesday.