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The Guide to Starting Small

Want to branch out as an independent developer? Vasileios Karavasilis explains how starting out small could be the best decision you ever make in your career.

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.

Reasons for Modest First Projects and Incremental Learning

Chris DeLeon argues in favor of starting small and building toward bigger projects, citing his own experiences with game development in this in-depth feature.

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.

Results from Game Design Challenge: The Task at Hand

Game Career Guide's readers put a fun spin on everyday tasks and household chores with creative concepts submitted for our latest Game Design Challenge.

Game Design Challenge: The Task at Hand

Can you turn a mundane task or household chore into a fun video game? Test your skills in our latest Game Design Challenge!

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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  • A new $25M investment fund for game developers [07.21.14]
  • img Chasing the game-driven success of LINE, mobile messaging platform Tango has hired a Gree expat and set aside $25 million to entice developers and fund nascent internal development efforts.
  • 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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    Cogswell College a small, prestigious institution in the heart of Silicon Valley recognizes that our fast changing global economy demands an education that fosters a real-world, team-centered approach to learning.

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