Game Design and Development Capstone

In the game design and development capstone, you will create an original game from initial concept through implementation and then launch it to the world! Along the way, you will have the opportunity to put your game ideas in front of your peers and for the best-of-the-best you will have the chance to get feedback from game industry professionals. The capstone experience gives you the opportunity to push your skills further and demonstrate your newfound skills as a game developer. The capstone also contains guest talks from game industry professionals at Riot Games, Deep Silver Volition, Iron Galaxy, Radiant Entertainment, Goodgame Studios, Stardock, GREE, Heart Shaped Games, Kongregate, and more.

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Institution Michigan State University
Instructors Brian Winn, Casey O'Donnell
Price Free (with limitations) or $79 for a Verified Certificate
Language English (English)
Subjects Computer Science Software Development
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of your dreams

Can you make The Game Of Your Dreams in 2 month?

basic projects while

...I've seen really basic projects while correcting my course mates.

previous classes provided

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Good Instructor though.The course is interesting and serves its purpose …

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