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If you live in the North East of the US preferably near New Hampshire the local university is offering classes for a career in developing video gaming.
Check it out.
http://www.snhu.edu/7207.asp
I didn't know colleges offered courses in this, but maybe it's more common than I thought.
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Actually my university in England carries a course called Games development, its done on dual monitors only in a special lab and they even brought us xbox 360 pods when they came out curtesy of microsoft, got to play on a projector on that day, good stuff!
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Can you get a degree in it?
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Indeed, heres the course im talking about actually. Its nice to see courses like this opening up, good for the industry
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post #5 of 8
It's a little more common then you might think. They also have colleges devoted just to it, fullsail, and digipen are prime examples.
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Yes it's quite common. It's basically a programming course focusing on games.
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Indeed, heres the course im talking about actually. Its nice to see courses like this opening up, good for the industry
It sure is good for the industry. I'm taking classes to become a systems analyst/business systems administrator right now only because I hate programming. If not I would have loved to develop games.
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post #8 of 8
to work for game companies like bungie, MS, EA, etc. you need to be good at atleast 3+ different things and be pretty well experienced, sorry i really don't know much else. go take the classes you'll have fun. i took some gaming classes in high school they were pretty helpful.
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