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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.

Game Developer Salary Survey 2013

Game Developer magazine presents its 12th annual Salary Survey, tracking pay rates across multiple industry fields and comparing salaries across regions and educational backgrounds.

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.

Commercially Viable Design on Mobile

Oreganik founder Ted Brown examines a recent crop of mobile hits, offering tips for student developers looking to stand out in a crowded marketplace.

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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  • Commercially Viable Design on Mobile [04.10.14]
  • img Oreganik founder Ted Brown examines a recent crop of mobile hits, offering tips for student developers looking to stand out in a crowded marketplace.
  • Postmortem: What Lies Beneath [04.08.14]
  • img Jose Abalos takes a look back at the creation of What Lies Beneath, a survival horror-themed Half-Life 2 mod inspired by Resident Evil 4 and The Cabin in the Woods.
  • 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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