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Three Mistakes to Avoid When Making Your First Game

Game industry veteran Jukka Hilvonen addresses some common pitfalls for first-time developers, highlighting how others can avoid making the same mistakes.

From Student to Developer: Five Things I've Learned

Sunless Sea developer Liam McDonald shares the key lessons he learned while transitioning from student life to a career in the games industry.

Alternatives to the Game Over Screen

Game design student Dorian Bucur suggests several alternate approaches to failure states, giving you an idea of how to get players to return to your game without feeling discouraged.

Introverted Networking: A Few Strategies

Want to meet new people? Johan Toresson offers several networking strategies that will help you manage your anxiety while establishing perspective and purpose.

Results from Game Design Challenge: Artistic Endeavors

Game Career Guide's readers envision creativity as a core gameplay mechanic in these winning entries for our latest Game Design Challenge.

Game Design Challenge: Gaming on the Airwaves

Television shows based on the video games industry were popular at one point in time, but can you design a game that tackles the television industry in an interesting and creative way?

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.

  • platinum Sheridan College --Oakville, Ontario 
  • Sheridan College
    Sheridan College - Canada's largest art school and long recognized for excellence in animation, offers 2, 1-year post-graduate programs: Game Level Design, Game Development - Advanced Programming; and 2 BA programs: Game Design and Interaction Design.