How to get started in game development

Beginners guide to game development, game art, & game design.
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In this video series, we'll cover all the things you need to know to start your journey into game development.


  • No. This course is for those who are aspiring or new to game developers.


It’s never been easier to not only create, but release your own game. Anyone can make a video game, no matter your age, gender, or location. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be a master artist or programmer to create your own games. In fact, you can make a game without any art or programming skills whatsoever. These days, there are enough tools & resources that making games is easier than it’s ever been in the past, & not being able to create game art or write game code isn’t something that can stop you.

In this video series, we'll cover all the things you need to know to start your journey into game development. While this video isn’t a practical tutorial, like some of our other video series, this series is designed to give you all the knowledge & tools to get started in game development.

The videos in this course will cover:

  • Passion & dedication - #1 rule of game development.

  • Idea & concept - Game ideas.

  • Hardware - What Kind Of Computer Do You Need To Make Games.

  • Picking & learning a game engine

  • Programming & Scripting - Learning to program for games & How to develop games without programming  or scripting.

  • Art tools & Software - The best software & artist tools for making 2d & 3d game art.

  • Sound tools & software - The important of sound in games & FREE Video Game Sound effects, music, & software.

Creating games can be an exciting adventure, but there are many components that go into games, such as Art, programming, sound, effects, lighting, & so much more. So it’s easy to see how for many people, developing a game can seem like an overwhelming task, & not knowing where to begin.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner game developers
  • Beginner designers
  • Beginner game artist
  • Beginner 3d artist
  • Beginner game designers
  • Aspiring game developers
  • Aspiring game artist
  • Aspiring game designers

Course content

3 sections10 lectures38m total length
  • Introduction


Creating your own game, can be an exciting adventure!
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Creating your own game, can be an exciting adventure!   

Game design & development can be accessible to anyone who has the drive & motivation to learn. But we know developing a game can be daunting at times, especially if it's new to you.

As industry professionals & veterans with far more than a decade of game design, development, & asset creation experience, we'd like to use our knowledge of game development & interactive instructional design to bring you training that will teach you the steps you need to create the next great game.