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Game Designing Career And Prospectus Of Work

admin March 19, 2018

Nearly all of us have played video games as children and some of us continue to do so as adults. Successful video game designers have a surprisingly broad skill set. They combine everything from graphic design abilities and computer programming know-how to creative writing talent and storyboarding.

 

 

Academically speaking, you could say that Game Design is an art and a science. It is the art of envisioning the storyline, content, and rules of a game; while it is the science of examining the psychology of the player and his relationship with the game. In short, game design involves figuring out what will get a player hooked to a game and what won’t and creating games that will work.

A Game Designer is someone who has a vision of what the game is as it goes through iterations during its development cycle. Any game you see in the market is usually the brainchild of a Game Designer. You could say that he is the one who makes sure that a Half-life game plays and feels like a Half-life game. He doesn’t design the artwork or does the programming he is to a game what a director is to a movie he can make or break a game concept.

A Game Designer is expected to have an understanding of Art / Aesthetics, Programming, Project Management, Culture, Languages, Sound Design / Music etc. You will be the only person who will have a complete vision of the game in the team and you will have to work with Programmers, Artists, Project Managers and even other Designers to bring the game to life. Knowing a thing or two about such topics removes unwanted friction in communication.

At the end of the day, making games is a business and you are supposed to make a game that people will be willing to pay for. Games are cultural products and you cannot even accidentally offend people of a certain country because you didn’t know something in your game is considered distasteful in their culture cultural awareness is necessary.

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