What's better than playing an amazing video game? Making an amazing video game of your own, of course! Florida game and simulation programming graduate Rebecca Long has done just that.
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Gamification is said to be one of the most important technology trends in recent history. But it's not just about Assassin's Creed, Fable III and Skyrim. Find out what you need to know to level-up to a college degree!
The odds were certainly not in Luke McDonald's favor. McDonald-a recent game and simulation programming graduate-dropped out of his Ocala, Fla. high school during his freshman year, and although he earned his GED and eventually found himself a job, his future prospects weren't looking great. McDonald's mother saw he was in a funk and one day encouraged him to make something more of himself and continue his education.
You finally know what you want to be when you "grow up" - and it's something cool. Becoming a game and simulation programmer can open a lot of doors for you in terms of job opportunities, but it's natural that you want to do some research before deciding on your degree.
Computer technology has become ingrained in almost every part of modern life - smart phones, laptops, Internet TV, and video game systems among many more.
If you are constantly pondering the production involved in video games or thinking about new and innovative video game ideas, you may have the passion required for the expanding industry of game development.
If you're artistic or creative and have a passion for playing video and computer games, a Game Design degree may be just what you need to get started in the rapidly growing field of digital programming.
We sat down with Thomas Long, game designer and instructor at Rasmussen College to chat about game design educational and career paths; along with the launch of his video game, Hordes of Orcs 2.
Of the many game design blogs in cyberspace, we selected 20 that we think you'll find useful now and long after you earn a game design degree.
The benefits of experiential learning are hardly breaking news, as simulations have been used for years in specialized training situations. As the video game industry matures, it penetrates ever-widening age groups with each passing year. Eventually high-profile organizations are discovering the advantage of training their members or employees.