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Math for Game Programmers

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Math for Game Programmers

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Math for Game Programmers

Posted By Kirti P

Math BasicsMath is fundamental foundation to successful game development, game design and production. The movement of characters on the screen, the bullets fired from a gun or the simple parabolic jump of Mario is accomplished by Math.

What are the main branches of math used in game development?

  • Algebra
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Applied mathematics
  • Some of the most important math used in games.
    • Dot Product, Cross Product.
    • Scaling Vectors,  Unit Vectors, and Vectors.
    • Reflection, Matrices.
    • Scalar Manipulation.
    • COS,SIN,TAN.

Math in game development is simulated either by the developer or handled by the game engine at runtime.

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