USC GamePipe Laboratory Google Group

If you are interested in being a member of the USC GamePipe Laboratory Google Group, you can join here.

I post all internship and position announcements here. I also post important talks here. Join this group with your Gmail address and you will receive position announcements & GamePipe news forever!

This group is moderated directly by me. Please join! Michael Zyda, Director, USC GamePipe Laboratory,

Fall 2017 - CSCI-426 Game Prototyping

The Computer Science Games & Game Development degree programs have a new course CSCI-426 Game Prototyping!

The course is taught by Scott Easley & Dan Arey.

This is an advanced course covering the process of Game Prototyping. Computer Science students will learn modern skills (Design/Engineering/Production) for developing sophisticated games rapidly from concept to finished prototype.

If you are interested in bringing your game idea and team to a class where you can actually build it, this is the course for you!

This course is THE BEST preparation for creating a game design and prototype for submission to the advanced games process!

The syllabus is here.

Sign up now!!!

Advanced Game Projects Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Seven advanced games projects have been selected for CSCI-529A & B for Fall 2017 & Spring 2018. The games selected are the following:

  • Embedded
  • Fan the Cannon
  • Friendshrimp
  • Knight Errant
  • Supernova
  • Unfolded
  • Wavebent
Information about these games is here.

If you are interested in becoming part of one of these teams, please come to the first class on Thursday the 24th of August 2017 at 3:30pm to see the game design presentations in EGG-108!