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Man always found one game after another to simulate his brain: from simple Tic Tac Toe to the almighty Chess. And then in the 20th century, he created virtual reality. From Tetris to Call of Duty (the list is huge!), Game design is getting better and better. Game designing has come a long way since its inception. With gaming becoming increasingly complex, game designing has also evolved tremendously.
With each passing year, you are getting complex, compelling storylines right in your palms. This virtual world inside the game is coming to life. Now who makes this possible? If you are passionate about this, you could be that person. The one who designs the characters and comes up with plots, who also doesn’t shy away from programming. You could be that all rounder. Choose from a variety of game design courses to stay ahead of the ‘game’.
What is Game Design?
Game Designing is the art of designing aesthetically and visually appealing games for various purposes (entertainment, educational, experimental.) It involves developing in-depth story lines, characters, dialogues, rules. for the game. It is a multidisciplinary field where the professional needs to be a writer, an artist (in terms of design) and a programmer.
Who can pursue Game Design courses?
- You are a born storyteller
- You love to animate, i.e. bring your stories to life through design
- Your passion for these led you to coding as well
- And finally you are a team player
Eligibility Criteria for Game Design courses
Note: Please note that UG and PG courses mentioned here vary from animation design to engineering. The idea is that you are equipped with fundamental knowledge in programming, designing. since game design is a multidisciplinary field. If you have the passion to learn, any of these courses will make you that artist.
UG Game Design courses
- B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) Animation and VFX
- B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science) Animation and VFX
- Bachelor of Science in Animation Game Design and Development.
- B.V.A (Bachelor of Visual Arts)
- Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Graphics, Animation & Gaming.
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Digital Filmmaking & Animation.
- B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science) Animation and Multimedia
- Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) Computer Science and Game Development
PG Game Design courses
- Master of Arts (M.A.) in Digital Filmmaking & Animation
- Master of Science in Animation Game Design and Development
- Master of Technology (M. Tech) Computer Science and Game Development
- Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Graphics, Animation & Gaming
Entrance exams for Game Development courses
- NID DAT (National Institute of Design aptitude test)
- UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design)
- AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for Design)
- CEED (Common Entrance Examination for Design)
You can also pursue online game development courses either to have an overview or for specialisations.
Important skills for Game Design courses
- Creativity and innovation
- Logical and analytical skills
- Powerful visualisation skills
- Designing (drawing, graphics)
- Technical skills (basic knowledge of programming)
- Attention to detail
- Organisational skills
- Interpersonal skills
What will you learn in Game Design courses?
- Game theory
- Basics of art
- Concept design
- Introduction to 3D
- Pre-visualisation of level design
- Fundamentals of digital sculpting
- Stylised character modelling
- Asset integration into game engine
- Programming languages
Popular Game Design certification courses
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia via Coursera
Michigan State University via Coursera
Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia via Edx
University of the Andes via Coursera
Rs. 2,861/- per month
Amazon via Udacity
Amazon via Udacity
Career Opportunities after Game Design courses
You come up with the concept of the specific game. Then you present it to the whole team. Then you work with them in developing everything (story line, characters, dialogues, movements, rules of the game)
Average Base Salary p.a.: Rs. 5,69,261/-
You are an excellent programmer who creates the perfect interface for the game. (which the end-user will see and interact with). You work with the entire game development team in the process.
Average Base Salary p.a.: Rs. 4,89,570/-
You focus on the user experience. You do this by creating prototypes of the product and modifying the design based on user feedback. You find solutions by working along with other designers, engineers, product managers and clients.
Average Base Salary p.a.: Rs. 6,07,913/-
Average Base Salary of a Game Designer based on experience
Experience in years
Average Base Salary p.a.
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5 - 9
10 - 19
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Scope after Game Design courses
According to Newzoo, the global gaming market is worth 159.3 billion dollars in 2020. And it is estimated that the industry will cross 200 billion dollars in 2023.
Thus it is a lucrative, financially rewarding field. If you love gaming and want to leave your signature on it, then game development courses are a huge stepping stone.
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Q: Are there any online Game Design courses?
A: Yes. There are a variety of online Game design courses offered by top universities, colleges. These are recognised worldwide. These online game design courses can teach you the fundamentals as well as augment your skills in the gaming field.
Q: What is the duration of different game design courses?
A: This varies depending on different game design courses. There are short online game design courses that can be completed in a few weeks such as game design certification courses. Then there are game design courses (B.Tech) that take up to 4 years.
Q: What are the best careers after game design courses?
A: There are many careers after game design courses. To list a few: Game Designer, Game Developer, UI Designer, UX Designer.
Q: What are the different fee structures for game development courses?
A: It can vary depending on game design certification courses. There are free and paid courses.The fees for game development courses (UG) can be upto 4-6 lakhs or even more depending on the institute.
Q: What are the different ways of teaching in online game design courses?
A: Most courses offer the following: Complete accessibility to the materials 24/7, self paced study with 24/7 tutor support, Audio/video inputs, Question & Answer forums for the entire candidates, case studies. There will also be weekly, monthly evaluations as well.
Q: What are the core/fundamentals subjects taught in game development courses?
A: This would depend on the specific game development courses. To list a few: Game theory, 2D, 3D, Concept design, Programming languages.
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