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158 views

Is a Masters degree in computer science beneficial over a Bachelors in the game industry? [closed]

Suppose a student (who is seeking to become a video game developer) is studying Computer Science at a state-level university, and is about to complete his or her bachelors degree. Would the student ...
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2answers
140 views

What is a game development portfolio?

What is a portfolio in game development? Does it include programming or modelling and animation too? Can somebody explain it to me?
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2answers
313 views

How to get a job in the game industry if you live in a country where there are no game companies? [closed]

You know not everyone of us is living in the US/Europe where there is potentially many more employers/opportunities than other countries, I live in a country where there is literally zero game ...
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3answers
304 views

Career in game development move: hone developper skills, go indie, or a mix? [closed]

Question When you have a current stable job as a developer in another field, what is the best course of action to enter the game industry? Wait (indefinitely?) for an opportunity to sell your ...
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5answers
5k views

What is the best degree Computer Engineering or Software Engineering? [closed]

I'm interested in getting into the gaming industry, but i'm unsure as to whether which degree would help me the most. I also do not have any prior programming knowledge(apart from some basic html). ...
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2answers
134 views

Starting a career with broad experience or specific experience [closed]

I am a senior in college going for a CS degree. I have an internship that works with a variety of languages and gives me a pretty good amount of responsibility. The only problem is that it is the ...
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2answers
413 views

Architects into videogames

I'm an architecture student in my last year. I've always been interested in videogames design. I use 3d Max and Photoshop on a daily basis, and I was thinking about aiming for a career in videogames, ...
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1answer
258 views

How can i jump to game development and continue career in 7 months? [closed]

How can i jump to game development and continue career in 7 months?
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3answers
273 views

What advantages are gained by working in a gamedev company before doing indie

Is working in game dev company before going indie the right recipe? Really just looking for a clearer picture of advantages than what was posted in a similar question linked above.
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6answers
2k views

What is the average job length in the game industry?

There seems to be a lot of turnover in the game industry. I'm curious what the average job length is for game developers.
7
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6answers
882 views

Career in Game Development [closed]

I currently study computer engineering and I want to lead my career towards game industry which I always want to be a part of. But I am not sure where to start. I applied some of the companies in the ...
5
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4answers
851 views

How was your experience working as a game tester?

I'm currently an independent game developer. I'm open to the idea of working on a team in the game industry. I'm under the impression that being a "game tester" is a relatively easy way to get a ...