MTA Gaming Development Fundamentals (MTA)

Candidates for this exam are seeking to prove core gaming development skills. Before taking this exam, candidates should have solid foundational knowledge of game design, hardware, graphics, and animation. It is recommended that candidates be familiar with the concepts of and have some hands-on experience with the technologies described here, either by taking relevant training courses or working with tutorials and samples available on MSDN and in Microsoft Visual Studio.

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

  • Understand game design (25-30%)
  • Understand hardware (15–20%)
  • Understand graphics (25–30%)
  • Understand animation (25–30%)

Recommended training for Exam 98-374:

  • Exam 98-374:!MS-40374