3D Graphics & Audio - 3D Graphics is about displaying a game world on a screen as quickly and as realistically as possible. This needs to be quick, because game are like movies; what looks like smooth motion is really just lots of still images displayed in rapid succession. Unlike a movie, the still images in a game are different each time the game is played as the player can do different things and go different places
A game world or virtual world is a description of a the game environment inside the computer. This description is made up up of millions of points, lines and planes all in 3-dimentions (3D). 3D Graphics is a branch of applied mathematics.
In order to display this world on to a screen we need to do the following tasks;
As a graphics programmer, you will be responsible for instructing the computer on how to perform all of the above using a programming language like C++