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Introduction to Game Design

Introduction to Game Design

Online Self-Paced

Perfect for beginners who want to pursue a career in the video games industry, this Introduction to Game Design Course covers the primary skills and opportunities in gaming development. You will explore game design and game design concepts: familiarising with essential tools, paper and digital game prototyping, design iteration, and user testing. 

Learn how to make computer games with no coding skills. Understand how to analyse the mechanics of paper and digital games, how they affect gameplay and player experiences. You’ll also be able to design, develop, and test paper and digital prototype games using an iterative design process and incorporating user feedback. By the end of this game design course, you will have a solid knowledge of the game design process and will have created a 2D computer game that can be played on a desktop computer and mobile device.

This course does not involve any MCQ test. Students need to answer assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Once the answers are submitted, the instructor will check and assess the work.

Introduction to Game Design is certified by CPD Qualifications Standards and CiQ. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.

Our Introduction to Game Design is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Awarding Bodies

course curriculum

  • Introduction
  • What Is A Game
  • Game Types
  • Game Loops
  • Game Arcs

  • Game Roles – Part 1
  • Game Roles – Part 2
  • Game Industry
  • Game Purposes

  • Game Layers – How to separate elements
  • Tutorials – How to teach the player
  • Licensing – How to get free assets

  • Game Design Document and Game Design Canvas
  • Crowdfunding
  • Publishing
  • Top 10 Game Designer Mistakes
  • Thank You And Congratulations

Certificate of Achievement

After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

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