You will not receive the software license for this course. You are responsible for providing your own software.
This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. Before enrolling in this program, you should ensure that your computer meets the following requirements:
- Processor: Pentium II with a minimum processor speed of 550mhz
- Hard-disk drive available space: 10 Gigs
- Minimum RAM: 128MB
- Monitor: Color
- Internet connectivity: high-speed bandwidth strongly recommended
The following materials are required for this program:
- Acrobat Reader: Click here to download.
- DVD-ROM or DVD Player: Because of the large amount of high quality video included in this program, we'll ship you an additional disc of video content for easy viewing. As a result, a DVD-ROM drive (or home DVD player capable of playing PC compatible MPEG4 movie files) is required in order to access the material.
We strongly encourage you to purchase the following optional textbook in order to get the best experience from the program. Your instructor will include selected weekly reading assignments from this text in order to enhance your professional development.
- "Game Character Design Complete" by David Franson & Erik Thomas. (ISBN: 1-5986-3270-1)
It's also recommended, but not required, that you have Adobe Photoshop installed on your machine when you're taking this program.
If you want to work as a game artist or animator, then this is a great program for you. By successfully completing this program, you'll earn a certificate from the school you enrolled with, demonstrating your commitment and acknowledging your desire to work with and to learn multiple technologies. The certification clearly demonstrates that you’re a technical leader with the ability to successfully implement video game design solutions.
Basic knowledge about navigating the Internet and using a PC are required, as is rudimentary knowledge of Microsoft™ Word (or compatible) software. You should also be comfortable moving through the Microsoft™ Windows desktop environment. Some experience with Photoshop™ would also be beneficial but is not required.