CS3540 Game Programming
Graphics Slides (PowerPoint)
Updated January 31, 2012.
A few notes about Blender, a free and open source 3D modeling program.
http://www.cdschools.org/page/455 Blender Basics
This is a great book for getting started with Blender.
Game Design (PowerPoint)
Game Programming Complete
Chapter 18 outline
John Laird and Michael van Lent's paper about human-level AI research
and computer games:
Interactive Computer Games: Human-level AI's Killer Application
Educational Games (PowerPoint)
C. Durney and D. Harris's five learning
The following notes are from previous terms.
Intro Slides (PowerPoint)
Updated January 17, 2014.
A few notes about 3D modeling software
Updated 28SEP02 to include information about cursor problems in Windows XP
and information about using custom cursors (which you should do).
Text and Fonts
Programming 3D Graphics
Playing sound in DirectX
Selecting 3D objects
Rigel Station case study
Screen capture in DirectX
This is pretty easy to do, but
unfortunately it can only save in BMP or DDS format.