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Video Game Making and Mind Reading Game Console

  1. 1. VIDYA VIKAS INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY FINAL YEAR SEMINAR ON GAME DESIGN AND MIND READING GAME CONSOLES Anup Yadav K
  2. 2. 2 PARTS <ul><li>Game Design </li></ul><ul><li>What are Games? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are they made? </li></ul><ul><li>How are they made? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the process? </li></ul><ul><li>Game Consoles </li></ul><ul><li>What are Game consoles? </li></ul><ul><li>What is its use? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes Mind reading game consoles stand out ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a Game? <ul><li>Why games work, Game design principles (what?) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict( not always) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Randomness/Luck </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Games are </li></ul><ul><li>Unpredictable </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why do people play Games? <ul><li>No particular reason </li></ul><ul><li>Some people for FUN </li></ul><ul><li>Some for entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Other to criticize </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams, Fantasy and </li></ul><ul><li>Nightmares </li></ul><ul><li>examples </li></ul><ul><li>Pleasure </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does a Game contain? <ul><li>Digital Video screen character, animation, rules of some kind in some way. </li></ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Defined starting and Ending </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete something </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decision making </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involves time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involves AI </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Different types of Games on Dependent Platforms? <ul><li>PC Gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Console Gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplayer Gaming(LAN) </li></ul><ul><li>Massive multiplayer </li></ul><ul><li>ONLINE role </li></ul><ul><li>playing games (INTERNET) </li></ul>
  7. 7. How a Game gets made…?
  8. 8. How a Game gets made…?
  9. 9. ROLES PLAYED IN DEVELOPING A GAME
  10. 10. Game Designers <ul><li>Game Designers typically define the overall vision of a Video game. </li></ul><ul><li>Game Design Document </li></ul><ul><li>Like a Film directors for a movie (creative or otherwise) </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of all the different fields </li></ul><ul><li>Roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lead designer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Junior designer </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Game Artists <ul><li>Artist bring the player eyes, the vision set out by the game designers and art directors </li></ul><ul><li>Must have Great Imagination and Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Should be major with at least one major 3D software application ( 3d Max, Maya, Blender) </li></ul><ul><li>Roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept artist – game style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D modelers – fine arts, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>rendering and shading </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Game Programmers <ul><li>Software engineers who work at coding level to make a game work. </li></ul><ul><li>Work with artists and designers to make a playable game </li></ul><ul><li>In-demand, Short supply  Paid well </li></ul><ul><li>Roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GamePlay programmers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AI programmers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools programmers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics programmers </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Game Producers <ul><li>Producer are the project managers. </li></ul><ul><li>View the overall process. </li></ul><ul><li>Create and enforce schedule and budgets. </li></ul><ul><li>They have to be leaders. </li></ul><ul><li>Titles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Director of production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executive producers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate producers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant producers </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Audio Designers <ul><li>Sound engineers are responsible for creating sounds and music to match the visuals of the game. </li></ul><ul><li>Unique sound for a game visual style </li></ul><ul><li>Less job opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Hired on contract basis </li></ul><ul><li>They also can work on </li></ul><ul><li>films, television and </li></ul><ul><li>advertisement. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Quality Assurance/ Testers <ul><li>Considered as last line of defense before the game hits the shelves. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps ensure the quality of the game meets strict guidelines set by the development studio. </li></ul><ul><li>Best entry level jobs to a gaming industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Good communication skills then can move up to a lead tester or even a game producer. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Business in Gaming : <ul><li>The economic, legal & policy aspects of a game. </li></ul><ul><li>How games are funded? </li></ul><ul><li>Marketed and sold </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship among publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Developers </li></ul><ul><li>Distributors </li></ul><ul><li>Retailers </li></ul>
  17. 17. Part 2 MIND READING GAME CONSOLES
  18. 18. Mind read….really? <ul><li>A device that translates your thoughts into on screen movements. </li></ul><ul><li>Who made it possible? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotive Systems , San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Name : PROJECT EPOC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End of joysticks and keyboards….!! ? </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. How EPOC works? <ul><li>In simple terms, it relies on the fact </li></ul><ul><li>that every time a human brain thinks </li></ul><ul><li>about something, electrical impulses are </li></ul><ul><li>triggered in the brain. </li></ul><ul><li>Signature for each emotion. </li></ul><ul><li>This is know as ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM </li></ul><ul><li>Isolate and identify electrical patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Translate real movements into on screen </li></ul>
  20. 20. EPOC applications <ul><li>Gaming (to popularize) </li></ul><ul><li>As Brain scanners and Lie detectors </li></ul><ul><li>It can act as a remote (TV or any player) </li></ul><ul><li>Control cursor on computer screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Priced at around $300- $500. </li></ul><ul><li>Takes some time to adjust to the users. </li></ul><ul><li>Humans will become more lazier. </li></ul>
  21. 21. THANK YOU

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