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what was the hardest challenge being a video game editor

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Active Feb 07 at 06:29 PM

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What equipment do I need to professionally stream video games on Twitch.Tv

I am a kid and I like to play video games such as fortnite and I was wondering what stuff I need ot have a high quality stream. #video-game-design #gaming #video-games #game-design...

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Active Sep 14 '18 at 05:25 PM

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Posted by Matt M.’s Avatar Matt M.
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Steven Trevathan This is a tough one! Professional game streaming is an emerging ...

What specific subjects does one need to learn in order to create the "gameplay" in a video game?

Gameplay: the specific way players interact with a game. #video-games #gaming #tech...

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Active Sep 06 '18 at 01:38 AM

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Posted by Gilberto A.’s Avatar Gilberto A.
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Christy Marx | Writer & Narrative Designer Many people contribute to the "gameplay", but two main areas you ...

I want a career related to a video games. What do I major in?

I'm a junior in high school. I'm in my schools tech academy and i'm very unsure of my what I want to major in.I love video games and would want a job related to them. What are skills I need for video game production, development, design, advertising. What major goes into these kinds of jobs?...

#video-games #video-game-development #computer-games #video-game-design

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Active Mar 31 '18 at 01:59 AM

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Posted by Jalaal D.’s Avatar Jalaal D.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer That depends on what you want to do within the video ...

Whats the best way to get a job in game design

My dream job is to work on video games, preferably independently but experience at a major game studio would help. I was wondering what are the best things I can do right now to help me get a job at a major game studio? #games #computer-games...

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Active Feb 06 '18 at 05:57 AM

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Posted by Gabriel H.’s Avatar Gabriel H.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer Make games.Start now.While you're making them, look for any entry point ...

A few questions for a videogame programmer...

What is your current profession? What did you want to be when you were in high school? What kind of student were you? What tips would you give to a high school student hoping to go into game programming? What did you major in, and at what college? What is something unexpected that you found out...

#video-games #computer-games #game-development #game-design #computer-software #video-game-design

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Active Apr 04 '18 at 05:22 AM

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Posted by s L.’s Avatar s L.
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Ed Magnin | Ed Magnin is a 35+ year game industry ... What is your current profession?game developer (producer)What did you want to ...

What is the salary of a concept artist?

If working for a big(gish) game development company, how much money can you make as a concept artist or game designer? #computer-games...

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Active Feb 08 '18 at 06:57 PM

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Posted by James S.’s Avatar James S.
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Andy Wang | Principal Artist at Zynga Hi James,Salary is a good thing to consider when looking at ...

What internships connect game desire supply for after his first your college or while attending his first year of college

I'm currently enrolled in full sail university for #game-design design #computer-games #game-development...

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Active Jan 25 '18 at 12:56 AM

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Posted by Robert O.’s Avatar Robert O.
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Morgan Baker | Aspiring Software Developer | Aspiring Game Developer First, learn how to write. It took me a bit to ...

What Do You Need To Design A Video Game?

I need to find out what materials I need to be a video game designer. My tech teacher at school wants us to think about what we could do right now to earn money. This is important to me because I think I have the materials but I'm not sure about it. #techstuff #newcareer #video-games...

#computer-games #game-development

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Active Nov 28 '17 at 06:08 AM

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Posted by Leah B.’s Avatar Leah B.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer Hey Leah, There are two answers to your question, depending on ...

Is there a school for me to be a gamer?

I want to become a gamer but i don't know any schools that will promote this. #gamer #video-games #computer-games...

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Active Nov 18 '17 at 07:57 AM

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Posted by Dorian L.’s Avatar Dorian L.
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victor Alvarado | Student at Full Sail University full sail university

How would you go about gaining video game design education in Missouri?

Every college I look at, online or campus-based, seems to have different terms and classes for this kind of subject. Some have a straight-up "degree of game design" while others seem to put it in an umbrella under things like "electronic arts" or "computer sciences". It's all a bit confusing to...

#video-games #computer-games #video-game-design #game-development

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Active Apr 17 '18 at 07:55 PM

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Posted by Noah M.’s Avatar Noah M.
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Cuong Nguyen | Web Designer/Motion Graphic Designer Hey Noah, the reason why video game design is similar to ...

What are the advantages of a Computer Science major compared to a Computer Programmer major?

I am interested in a career in the computer technology field but am uncertain as to which major would open the most doors for gainful employment. Additionally, I am interested in computer animation and game design and would like to be able to use some of the required classes in my major(comp....

#computer-science #computer-games #computer-software

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Active Nov 07 '17 at 03:08 PM

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Posted by Kelle G.’s Avatar Kelle G.
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Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Kelle, Very good question! If you are truly passionate about ...

How do you set up short-term goals?

I am unsure how to set up a desire to accomplish simple planning. #engineering #aviation #japan #athletic-training #computer-games #university-teaching #motivational-speaking...

#undecided

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Michael G.’s Avatar Michael G.
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Lionel Shiwala | GenNext Business Development Core Team, GameChangers Project Manager ... In order to do that you want to make sure it's ...

Game Company Internships for High School Students?

I've been looking into it for a few days now, but most companies in my state say that to apply for an internship requires me to be in collage. I've been having trouble as it has for the matter, and I would like to have a first hand experience to either work along side other people in the field...

#career-details #computer-games #game-design #graphic-design #game-development

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Jordan B.’s Avatar Jordan B.
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Brian Huang | Software Engineer Although I cannot speak for game company specifically, in general in ...

What is the formal education needed for becoming a video game designer?

I want to know what type of education you need to become a video game designer and what courses are recommended. #computer-science #computer-software #computer #video-games #computer-games #video-game-design #video-game-development...

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Thomas G.’s Avatar Thomas G.
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Scott Stevens | Lead Game Designer at Scopely Hi - I earned a Bachelor's degree in Game Art Design ...

What book would be helpful if i want to make computer games

I want go to a company that allows me to work with games like Blizzard , and I hope I can learn something from books.I will appreciate any help or advice! #design #computer-games #make...

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by jiafu N.’s Avatar jiafu N.
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Serena Lam | Senior Producer at Zynga What disciplines are you looking into? If you are doing game ...

Where can i get experience in animation and game development?

The job i want want requires 2+ years of experience in game development animating characters. #animation #computer-games...

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Eric Shofe’s Avatar Gates Callanan’s Avatar Scott Stevens’s Avatar Corey Everett’s Avatar
Active Dec 19 '18 at 01:24 AM

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Posted by jiafu N.’s Avatar jiafu N.
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Eric Shofe | Animator Hello! There's no time like the present to start getting experience ...

Why would it be a good idea to become a video game designer?

I want to know a few good reasons that would support the career choice of becoming a video game designer. #computer-software #computer #software #video-games #software-development #computer-games #video-production...

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Thomas G.’s Avatar Thomas G.
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Ricardo Latorre | Creative Director at Chasse Consulting: Sales Strategies, Inc. Hi Thomas, ok so I'm gonna give you a pretty simple ...

Why is it good to have a company sponsored retirement plan?

I would like to know why it is so amazing to have a company sponsored retirement plan, and some benefits. #computer-software #computer #video-games #computer-games #video-game-design #video-production #video-game-development #video-game-production...

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Active Apr 05 '18 at 06:22 PM

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Posted by Thomas G.’s Avatar Thomas G.
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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer It honestly depends on your level of discipline when it comes ...

What gaming device do you play on the most?

I'm interested in learning what game developers enjoy playing the most (Playstation, Xbox, etc.) [P.S. This question was edited by a site admin for grammar and clarity.] #college #career #technology #video-games #computer-games...

#game-development

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:30 PM

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Posted by Javonte S.’s Avatar Javonte S.
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Jonathan Jennings | Developer at FunWall inc. I love my PS4 the most thought I've been playing my ...

Tutorials for using Unity paired with Autodesk Maya?

I am currently a psych major, but I'm very interested in computers in my free time. I'm a gamer and I've always really wanted to experiment with creation in Unity. My understanding is that AutoDesk Maya offers a 3-year free trial for students, and that it can be used to create .obj files or...

#video-games #unity3d #computer-games #unity2d #autodesk #computer #computer-science #computer-software

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:58 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Kelly LaBuff | Product Designer at CareerVillage.org Hi Alexandra! Great question! I am not as familiar with Maya, ...

What kind of jobs are out there for someone who just wants to live stream and play video games?

My brother and I have thrown around the idea of someday uploading videos onto YouTube and becoming really popular. Although recently I have been really busy with college, and my brother got hurt while working in the Carpentry field. So, he has to take nerve supplements and all he can really do...

#gaming #computer-games #youtube #college-major #video-production #live-stream

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Brandon H.’s Avatar Brandon H.
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Ben Landis | Content Marketing Intern at CareerVillage.org To answer you question there most likely aren't any college courses ...

How do I practice programming and making games?

Currently, all I know is a little bit of GameMaker's built in coding language, and I have a budget of 0 dollars. I've made 1 game with the help of a YouTube tutorial (an asteroids clone) and have multiple unfinished projects. I want to know the answer to these questions: What programming...

#video-games #development #computer-games #business-development #programming #games #game-design #video-game-design

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Active Mar 27 '18 at 01:11 AM

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Posted by Chase M.’s Avatar Chase M.
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Mark Kreitler | Game Developer Hey Chase, TL:DR -- start with the Phaser game engine, running ...

which subject is needed for computer programming

My name is Mathias, i just finished my secondary school and i want to study computer programming and didn't know the subject they will ask for in the university. i also want to know the best university in Nigeria to study computer engineering. #computer-software #computer #programming...

#computer-games #software-development

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Active Apr 06 '18 at 01:10 AM

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Posted by Reuben M.’s Avatar Reuben M.
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Kevin O'Gorman | Game Designer and Educator: Want to know about ... I can't really help you with picking schools in Nigeria, but ...

What was your first job in the game development industry? Please share your experiences--the good, the bad, the ugly, all of it--with me.

Hello. I am an aspiring Game Designer/Developer who's attending college to get my Bachelor's Degree. I was just wondering to all the veterans and professionals in the Game Development world, what was your first job title working in the industry? Did you like it? Was it memorable? What game...

#video-games #computer-games #game-development #successes #challenges #game-design #professional-development #video-game-design

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Active Feb 13 '18 at 06:45 AM

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Posted by Patrick K.’s Avatar Patrick K.
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Kevin O'Gorman | Game Designer and Educator: Want to know about ... My first job in the industry was as a dialogue writer ...

For any Computer Science graduate - What is the everyday life after work? Do most work at home or physically at a company? If a company, what do you work on daily as in can ya'll work independently or are there assignments/projects handed out?

I am in the top 1% in my class and I initially wanted to be an engineer, but that changed as i really loved coding in school. Writing codes and understanding them come easy to me and I really like the idea of a big open market in which a programmer can to gain attention from applications that...

#marketing-communications #computer-games #computer #computer-science #computer-software

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Active Apr 08 '18 at 03:35 PM

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Posted by Alejandro M.’s Avatar Alejandro M.
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Ju-Hyoung Lee | Software Engineer at Microsoft Daily life as Computer Engineer in my work and at home; ...

For any Computer Science graduate - What is the job search like after you graduate? After receiving the diploma do most contact companies that exist to work for them or is it more in the guidelines of you yourself or a group starting up a new company?

I am in the top 1% in my class and I initially wanted to be an engineer, but that changed as i really loved coding in school. Writing codes and understanding them come easy to me and I really like the idea of a big open market in which a programmer can to gain attention from applications that...

#computer-science #computer-games #computer #computer-software

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Alejandro M.’s Avatar Alejandro M.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer Typically you are applying before you get your diploma, and applying ...

How much computer science experience do I need before I decide to major in that in college?

I want to major in computer science because I think it's a really cool subject and I want to learn more, but I feel like I don't have as much experience as everyone else who majors in that. I'm in AP computer science right now and I'm getting it as I go along, but everyone else in the class is...

#computer-networking #computer-games #computer-hardware #computer-security #computer-software #technology #computer-science #computer-programming

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Elisabeth J.’s Avatar Elisabeth J.
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Kathy Wen | Head of Customer Assurance Program APJC at Cisco Zero is needed prior to college, so I'm glad you are ...

Would a degree in Computer Science or a degree in Software Engineering be more benefitial in getting a job with designing video games in 4 years?

My two favorite schools have different degrees. I need help to be able to decide....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Mark L.’s Avatar Mark L.
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Jonathan Jennings | Developer at FunWall inc. I think both the computer science and Software Engineering course can ...

Is a Computer Science bachelor's degree worth it?

I've heard the market is getting saturated, so I'm just wondering if there would even be jobs in that field by the time I graduate. #computer-science #computer-programming...

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Active Mar 23 '18 at 01:23 PM

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Posted by Arturo S.’s Avatar Arturo S.
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Brian Larson | Lead System-Engineer at AT&T Outsourcing/globalization is a big factor for programming jobs. But, according to ...

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