Understanding Game Engines-L3 08

Understanding Game Engines-L3 08

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This lesson aims to provide a fundamental understanding of what game engines are, how they work, and their importance in the development of video games.

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Understanding how video games are created can inspire students to pursue a career in game development.

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Learning Intentions

- We are learning to understand what game engines are. - We are learning to understand why game engines are important in game development. - We are learning to present our findings on game engines.

Success Criteria

- I can explain what a game engine is. - I can explain why game engines are important in game development. - I can present my findings on game engines.

Hints and tips

1. If you're struggling with understanding game engines, consider watching some YouTube videos on the subject. 2. Don't hesitate to ask questions or seek help if you're stuck. 3. Be creative with your presentation. Use visuals to help explain complex concepts.

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