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Education for game programming

Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:17 PM

Hi, i am curious about what i math, specifically what parts of math and other things i should focus on if i want to be a game programmer, Thanks
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Re: Education for game programming

Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:19 PM

You will want a strong foundation with Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and a basic understanding of Physics (Mechanics). For basic games, these aren't but so important. The more complex you get, the more important they'll become. Linear algebra is especially important for graphic manipulations and transformations.
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Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:24 PM

ok i will focus on these... better get on amazon and start looking for text books
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Re: Education for game programming

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:08 PM

I very much like Paul's Notes as a resource, and we have a Math Resource Thread which I'm sure you will find helpful. Good luck!
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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

cool i will definitely find these useful thankyou
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Re: Education for game programming

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:12 PM

Glad I could help!
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