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MSc Survival Guide Part 3: Maths & Graphics, Trees, Waves and Ray Tracers

If your background is that of little programming then the Graphics and Mathematics assignments will turn you into a man. After this course you can boldly walk with self-brandished pride and truly call yourself a ‘coder’ . Before that, this course will academically crush you into a small, weak and pathetic fry. My advice: don’t be over proud, you will only suffer more.

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The Survival Guide: Part T2 – The Goldsmith’s Nightmare Engine

The Goldsmiths Game Engine is an incredible coursework where the entire class unites to produce a software framework and a demo. This blog will be particularly useful to the Masters class of 2012-2013 as we (the class of 2011) were scratching our heads on what the previous year had done. If you’re still an undergraduate and you’ve read this far: then fear not! I’ve kept the details pretty general and it should give insight into the level of difficulty a Goldsmiths masters will throw at you.

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Rumour: Crysis 3 is currently being developed on our student game engine

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Goldsmiths Course Survival Guide Part Un

This blog is for anyone thinking about joining MSc Computer Games and Entertainment and wants some insight into what they’re jumping into, some helpful resources, some of the mistakes I made and how you can avoid them and finally (if like me) you’re new to programming: how you can catch up and code like the best of them.
But first, introductions: Hello everyone, my name is Max Bye and I’m an alcoholic.
Eyes below for a picture.

Here I am asleep in your Computer Labs

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