Introduction to Game Development

If you love games and want to learn how to make them, then this course will start you down that path. Making games is a creative and technical art form. In this course you will familiarize yourself with the tools and practices of game development. You will get started developing your own videogames using the industry standard game development tools, including the Unity3D game engine and C#. At the end of the course you will have completed three hands-on projects and will be able to leverage an array of game development techniques to create your own basic games. This course is for individuals interested in becoming a game designer, game artist, or game programmer.

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Institution Michigan State University
Instructor Brian Winn
Length 4 weeks, 2-5 hours/week
Price Free (with limitations) or $79 for a Verified Certificate
Language English (English)
Subjects Computer Science Software Development
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step by step

The course content is well prepared and is taught step by step by the instructor.

...not too much detail to overwhelm beginners.A very good course for beginners…

The explanations are very good and step by step.

learnt a lot

Congrats to the teacher!It was clear and I learnt a lot…

Thanks!very goodGreat Lectures, learnt a lot from it.…

I learnt a lot about unity and its tools and concepts.

I learnt a lot in this short course.Cool…

a great job

The professor does a great job teaching the material with perfect sized lessons.

Everything is so well explained, Brian Winn does a great job teaching us the basics.

!awesome course, Brian winn does a great job in explaining the concepts, very useful!

easy to follow

:)The class started with great instruction and was easy to follow.

Taught an old Cdog new tricks.This course is Good…

Instruction is easy to follow, and the workload is quite manageable.

lot of fun

I'm taking the full specialization and so far I'm having a lot of fun.

Thanks, I had a lot of fun doing this course.

I had a lot of fun with the assignments.Great teaching…

This course teaches valuable skills*

$108,000

Yearly salary

This is the average pay in the US for people with these skills.

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Software Systems Engineer (Entry)

$63,000

Software Systems Engineer (Senior)

$103,000

Top Software Development Executive

$218,000

Software Engineering Director

$178,000

*Median income figures across U.S., note that actual salaries vary.

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