2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 10, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

FMA 135 - Writing for Games and Virtual Reality

Description: Writing for 360° environment created by video games and virtual reality (VR) using story maps and professional screenwriting format with non-linear narrative design. Types of script includes action-adventure, role-playing game (RPG), first-person shooter (FPS) and puzzles.

Prerequisites: FMA 103 

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:

  1. Basic storytelling including characters and world
  2. Types of game and VR story structure
  3. Story flow charts
  4. Story components including side quests and non-playable characters
  5. Professional screenwriting format

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe structure of story line, characters, world and types of stories. (1, 2)
  2. Create flow chart for story. (1-4)
  3. Create video game or VR script using screenwriting software and format. (1-5)