Programa Especializado - Game Design and Development

Comienza el Oct 17

Programa Especializado - Game Design and Development

Build a Game Using Unity 3D. Design and create your own game, and bring it to market, in five hands-on courses.

Sobre este Programa Especializado

Break into the video game industry with theoretical, technical, and business knowledge from one of the world’s best programs. This Specialization covers the theoretical and practical foundations of video game production using the Unity 3D game engine. The Specialization is taught by faculty at Michigan State University with over fifty years of combined experience building games and teaching game production. Michigan State University is one of the top-rated game design and development programs in North America. You’ll learn to develop a game concept; prototype, test, and iterate on your ideas; and navigate licensing, marketing, and other business considerations. The specialization builds a solid foundation for industry roles as a gameplay designer, level designer, technical designer, technical artist, programmer, or producer. The capstone partner for the specialization is the online game portal Kongregate, which provides an avenue for distribution of the capstone project, as well as a pathway for monetization for aspiring game developers.

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Descripción general de los proyectos

Cursos
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. CURSO 1

    Introduction to Game Development

    Dedicación
    4 weeks, 2-5 hours/week
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    If you love games and want to learn how to make them, then this course will start you down that path. Making games is a creative and technical art form. In this course you will familiarize yourself with the tools and practices of game development. You wil
  2. CURSO 2

    Principles of Game Design

    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    You have a great idea for a game. Turning that idea into a reality isn't just about knowing the tools. In this course you will practice moving from game concept through design documentation, prototyping and testing. Numerous elements go into the ov
  3. CURSO 3

    Business of Games and Entrepreneurship

    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    As well as a form of art and entertainment, games are about business. Whether you want to work at a game studio, start your own business or make games as a hobby, recognizing the dynamic landscape of the videogame industry is critical to finding your place.
  4. CURSO 4

    Game Development for Modern Platforms

    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    The device or "platform" that a game is developed for and played on has a massive impact on the game development process. In this hands-on course you will explore how to develop a game for a variety of modern platforms, including Web, Windows, Mac OS X,
  5. CURSO 5

    Game Design and Development Capstone

    Próxima sesión: Nov 5
    Subtítulos
    English

    Sobre el Proyecto Final

    In the game design and development capstone, you will create an original game from initial concept through implementation and then launch it to the world! Along the way, you will have the opportunity to put your game ideas in front of your peers and fo

Creadores

  • Michigan State University

    The Michigan State University Department of Media and Information offers an environment of engaged learning and scholarship in which we design, explore, and study the next frontiers of media and information technology, content, and applications.

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

  • Brian Winn

    Brian Winn

    Associate Professor
  • Casey O'Donnell

    Casey O'Donnell

    Associate Professor

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