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The Essential Guide to Game Audio by Scott R. Looney, Steve Horowitz

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How Game Engines Think

Background of Game Engines

Structure of a Game Engine

Current Game Engines

How a Game Engine Thinks About Sound

The Importance of Testing and Design Iteration •

Learning Outcomes:

Understand the development of game engines •

Recognize the structure of game engines •

Know how a game engine thinks about sound •

Background of Game Engines

Before game engines existed, games were usually written by programmers from scratch for specific platforms. Every time a new game was developed, the programmer largely had to start from the ground up and recode the entire game for that same platform. ...

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