Starting Up a Game Development Studio
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- Know how some of the most successful indie game studios started up
- Understand what it is like to start and run a game development business in the UK
- Make a more informed decision whether starting an indie game development business is for you
- To take the most out of this course, it is recommended to have a basic understanding of creating art work or programming for games.
- It would also be useful to have a basic understanding of concepts of starting up a new business in your own country.
- The content of this course is focused on starting up a new game development business and so having an interest in this particular subject is the most crucial requirement for this course.
The author, Ramin, is the founder of Cambridge Game Creators, a professional network for games developers in the UK. The lessons in this course are created from a series of interviews that he conducted with some of the most successful people in the UK games industry.
You will hear answers to many of your questions about starting up your own studio from the following people:
- Ben Tristem who is arguably the most successful games development teacher in the world
- Dr. Jo Twist, CEO of the UK Interactive Entertainment association (UKIE) which has more than 250 business members all of which operate in or with the games industry
- Sarah & James Woodrow, founders of the Utopian World of Sandwiches with the hugely successful game "Chompy Chomp Chomp"
- Greg Denness & Graeme Clark of Inertia Studios who went from their university dorms to owning their successful game studio, delivering games that are played by thousands of people every day
- Joseph Humfrey & Jon Ingold, founders of the Inkle Studios with hugely popular games such as "Sorcery" and "80 Days"
- and Sean McMurchy, the AAA games artist who reveals the ups and downs of leaving a well paid job working as a successful games artist in Canada to becoming a freelancer in the UK!
- Game Developers
- Entrepreneurs who are interested in the business of developing and selling games