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Introduction to C++ and DirectX Game Development Jump Start

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Have you always wanted to get started in game development? Here’s your chance to learn how to create games from the ground up, using C++ and DirectX. Learn about the game loop, input detection, applying basic shaders, state management, and more. With these skills, you’ll be building the engine, not just the game—and you’ll up-level your employability options with AAA companies at the same time.


Instructors | Michael "Mickey" Macdonald – Microsoft Technical Evangelist; Bryan Griffiths - triOS College Software Engineer


Related MVA Course(s) | Gaming Engines for Windows 8 Jump Start; Developing Windows Store Apps with C# Refresh; Advanced Windows Store App Development with C# Refresh


Course owner: Dean Of Colleges
Modules
01 | Introduction / Getting Started
9 Points -  Level 100
02 | What DirectX Can Do and Creating the Main Game Loop
9 Points -  Level 100
03 | Creating, Texturing, and Moving Objects
9 Points -  Level 100
04 | State Management
9 Points -  Level 100
05 | Capturing User Input
9 Points -  Level 100
06 | Physics and Collision Detection
9 Points -  Level 100
07 | Adding AI and Other Extras to the Game
9 Points -  Level 100
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