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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

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You Don't Need a Degree to Make Video Games


Most schools in the country now offer degrees in game design, game development, or some related, alleged discipline. The bald fact of the matter is that you do not need a degree to create and ship sound, fun video games. This presentation focuses on the truth about what companies are looking for as opposed to what for-profit academic institutions are telling students they are supposed to know to get into the industry.

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