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Getting into Games through Education: Preparing for Interview

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By Liyaan Hasan (stitchs) - University interviews. They're scary... but this article aims to provide you with the tools you need to prepare, to get onto that Games Degree...

Advice For Aspiring Indie Game Developers

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By Chris Park - This is a question I'm getting asked with increasing regularity: what advice do I have for other indie developers, or aspiring indie developers?

Getting into Games through Education: Choosing your University

Published in Breaking Into the Industry

By Liyaan Hasan (stitchs) - The follow-up to 'Where do I begin?'. This time we look into what you should do in order to pick the best University for you, and your subj...


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Getting into Games through Education: Preparing for Interview UNDER REVIEW

Jun 16 2014 02:19 PM | Posted By Liyaan Hasan (stitchs) in Breaking Into the Industry
University interviews. They're scary... but this article aims to provide you with the tools you need to prepare, to get onto that Games Degree Course!

Tagged With:  art  design  programming  education  science  coding  university 
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Advice For Aspiring Indie Game Developers

Aug 07 2013 02:12 PM | Posted By Chris Park in Breaking Into the Industry
This is a question I'm getting asked with increasing regularity: what advice do I have for other indie developers, or aspiring indie developers?

Tagged With:  indie  business  advice 
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Getting into Games through Education: Choosing your University

Aug 06 2013 01:04 PM | Posted By Liyaan Hasan (stitchs) in Breaking Into the Industry
The follow-up to 'Where do I begin?'. This time we look into what you should do in order to pick the best University for you, and your subject area.

Tagged With:  art  design  programming  education  science  coding  open day  university 
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10 Tips for a Better Cover Letter

Jul 03 2013 08:45 AM | Posted By Steve Pavlina in Breaking Into the Industry
Steve gives advice on creating a better cover letter based on the many job applicants he has rejected on cover letters alone

Tagged With:  breaking in  cover letter  tips 
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For a Career in Gaming, are Game Design Degrees Worth It? UNDER REVIEW

May 24 2013 07:01 AM | Posted By Brice Morrison in Breaking Into the Industry
Many students and parents believe that if they are interested in a career in games, then the best thing for them to pursue is a degree in “Game Design”, “Game Programming”, or “Game Art and Animation”. I share my recommendations against this thinking.

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Techniques for Finding Unlisted Game Internships UNDER REVIEW

May 21 2013 07:05 AM | Posted By Brice Morrison in Breaking Into the Industry
There are hundreds of game companies out there, but only the largest of them have online job websites where they list open positions. Yet, there are lots of students who find positions at small game companies who earn themselves a decent wage and some notches in their belts that can then help to propel them to better job opportunities later on.So how do you find these unlisted game internships?...

Tagged With:  jobs  internships  networking 
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Making it in Indie Games: Starter Guide

May 17 2013 06:19 PM | Posted By Derek Yu in Breaking Into the Industry
Advice on how to become a successful indie developer from a successful indie developer

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Getting into Games through Education: "Where do I begin?"

Apr 05 2013 12:59 PM | Posted By Liyaan Hasan (stitchs) in Breaking Into the Industry
The first in a series of articles that explains why University might the right choice for your route into the world of Games Development!

Tagged With:  art  design  programming  coding  education  science  University 
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Getting Started : Introduction to Game Development for Beginners UNDER REVIEW

Mar 27 2013 06:27 AM | Posted By Casey Hardman in Breaking Into the Industry
Interested in game development, but don't know anything about it? Let me introduce you to the creation of games in an understandable way.

Tagged With:  game development  beginner 
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Peter Molyneux: How to get a job in games development • Interview • Eurogamer.net

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So, You Have Cool Game Ideas?

The reality of trying to sell your game idea to a developer.

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So You Want to be a Game Programmer?

Oct 14 1999 12:21 PM | Posted By Ian Parberry in Breaking Into the Industry
So, you're interested in becoming a computer game programmer? Congratulations! Game programming is one of the most difficult, challenging, exciting, and lucrative forms of programming. If you have a genuine talent for it, you have excellent career prospects. Imagine getting paid an entry-level salary of $35,000-$45,000 for something you actually enjoy doing. When you were a ki...

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