Posted by: crisdiaz24 | November 8, 2016

How it’s made – Video Games – Video

HOW IT’S MADE – VIDEO GAMES

  1. In the beginning, video games were _____________________ pinball games on a TV screen.
  2. Today, they are vivid, sophisticated and _____________________.
  3. The software used to make today’s videogames features the latest in _____________________.
  4. Video-games started in _____________________ with a Cambridge University PhD thesis on _____________________ interaction.
  5. The first recognised computer game was designed in _____________________.
  6. “Pong” became a video game which could be played _____________________.
  7. The team which designs a video game thinks about how the game will _____________________ and how it will _____________________.
  8. They then plan out the _____________________, assigning who will do what when.
  9. They analyse the game on paper and give each _______________________ a colour.
  10. A(n) _____________________ draws the characters and _____________________ on paper in a scene-by-scene storyboard[1].
  11. These drawings are recreated _____________________ on the computer.
  12. The latest computer _____________________ technology is used to bring the elements of the game to life.

[1] Storyboard: (in films, television, advertising, etc) a series of sketches or photographs showing the sequence of shots or images planned for a film

 

KEY

 

  1. SIMPLE BLACK AND WHITE
  2. FAST-MOVING
  3. HIGH-TECH GRAPHICS
  4. 1952 – HUMAN-COMPUTER
  5. 1962
  6. ON YOUR TV SET
  7. LOOK – WORK
  8. PRODUCTION SCHEDULE
  9. COMPONENT
  10. ARTIST – BACKGROUNDS
  11. THREE-DIMENSIONALLY
  12. ANIMATION

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