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Video Game Design
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Price : $989.00
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$5.00
Monthly Payment :
$36.44

Video Game Design

Now you can learn more about video game design at home in your spare time!

The video game industry had grown significantly over the last few decades meaning that the number of video game careers has also grown. Stratford's home study Video Game Design course is an excellent first step in gaining valuable knowledge that could help you take the first step toward a rewarding new career.

Keep reading to see all of the detailed topics covered in this fun and creative course.
Introduction to Video Games
• History of electronic game development
• Exploration of player motivation
• Geographics, demographics, and psychographics
• Review of game goals, platforms, and genres

Scenarios & Creating Compelling Content
• Story structure, backstory, synopsis, and setting
• Nonlinear and collaborative storytelling
• Visual and verbal character development
• Points-of-view and archetypes
• Game theory, challenges, and strategies
• Interactivity modes, balance, and economies

Levels, Interfaces, and Audio
• Structures of environmental design
• Perspective, style, temporal and spatial features
• Player control
• Manual and visual interface design and usability
• Music, sound design, and dialogue production

Strategy, Team, Process, and Community
• Roles and responsibilities
• Developing the team
• Phases in the game development cycle
• Planning and production
• Prototyping and play testing
• Project management and game documentation
• Marketing, advertising, and public relations
• Sales and promotion
• Views and predictions from experts in the field

*BONUS* This course also includes a DVD that contains various samples of game engines, 3D modeling and animation software, and game demos.

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
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"We sell used video games where I work. This course helped me with some of the game language that I didn’t know. Now, I can help customers find what they are looking for easier."

Jamie B.

“I thank Stratford for the fine and outstanding service you provide for continued education. I am very proud that I was a student and look forward to using the knowledge I learned from the school.”

Dan R.