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Interview: Full Sail's Wendy Despain on Teaching Interactive Storytellers

Connor Cleary has a chat with Narrative Designer and Consultant Wendy Despain, discussing her experiences in teaching game writing at Full Sail University.

Featured School Game: Life

Life is a 3rd Person Platformer where the player must return color, or life, back to his world. To do this, the player must kill enemies and take their color. They must then traverse through the environment to an activation point before they run out of time.

How to Start Making Games

James Cox retraces the steps he took in becoming a fully fledged game developer, explaining how beginners with no coding knowledge can start making games immediately.

The Master of Digital Media at CDM

The Master of Digital Media (MDM) program is Canada's first professional graduate degree program in digital media. Housed at the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver, BC, this 1-year plus internship program engages students in real-world projects and coursework that provides valuable leadership experience, training and industry connections. Students graduate with the skills to work in the top jobs in the digital media industry as game designers, producers, art directors and entrepreneurs.

Sponsored: Evolution Games offers coaching from top game schools

GotChosen introduces Evolution Games, a ground-breaking new platform allowing indie game developers to compete for cash prizes up to $10,000.

Game Design Challenge: Space is the Place

Alien worlds are largely seen as hostile territory in the world of video games. Can you design a game that presents life on an alien planet in a new light?

Vancouver Film School

The one-year Game Design program at Vancouver Film School covers everything students need to thrive in the game industry, from game theory to coding to portfolio production.

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  • How to Start Making Games [04.17.14]
  • img James Cox retraces the steps he took in becoming a fully fledged game developer, explaining how beginners with no coding knowledge can start making games immediately.
  • Game Developer Salary Survey 2013 [01.30.14]
  • img Game Developer magazine presents its 12th annual Salary Survey, tracking pay rates across multiple industry fields and comparing salaries across regions and educational backgrounds.
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  • Guildhall at SMU
    The Guildhall at Southern Methodist University is the premier graduate video game education program in the United States. The program offers a Master's Degree in Interactive Technology and a Graduate Certification.

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