Welcome to Unit 2 – Unreal Engine Basics!

Unit Outline

In this four week unit it is expected that you learn:

  • Learn the basics of game design, terminology
  • The tools, functions, and options of Unreal Engine
  • How create a short 3D game
  • How to export your game

Assessment will be based on:

#1 – Intro to Game Development– Learn the proper techniques, terminology, and concepts around game the game development process – 50 marks (based on correct completion)

#2 – Unreal Engine Tutorial Elements– learning the basics of Unreal Engine operations – 50 marks (based on correct completion, teacher observation)

#3 – Unreal Engine Game – build a small game based on the Unreal Engine tools – 50 marks (based on correct completion, teacher observation, and a rubric)

#4 – Reflection/Review – a review of the unit for major components, a reflection on what you learned, and observations on other student projects –30 marks (based on correct completion)

All work is expected to be uploaded to your blog and when asked, to the teacher hand-in folder.

Assessment will be based upon:

Week 1 –

#1- Introduction to 3D Game– Upload this as a Word Document and PowerPoint to Unit 1 page

Week 1- 2 –

#2 – Unreal Engine Tutorial – – Complete the tutorial and upload the Word Document to your Unit 2 page

Week 3-4

#3 – Unreal Engine Game Design – create the game, hand in the exported game and Unreal Engine game files to the Hand-in Folder, take at least three screen shots with snipping tool and add them to the Unit 1 page with captions (to explain what is going on in the game)

#4- Reflection-Review – answer these final questions, create a reflection, hand in your programs, and “snip” comments left on other student blogs