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Skills you will gain

Video Game DevelopmentC Sharp (C#) (Programming Language)Video Game DesignGame Design

Learner Career Outcomes

86%

started a new career after completing these courses

86%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Michigan State University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

What's in the Capstone?

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 10 min), 3 readings
2 videos
"Game Design Problem Solving Basics" by Scott Brodie, Founder and Lead Designer, Heart Shaped Games5m
3 readings
Capstone Overview10m
FAQ10m
Industry Guest Talks10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Milestone 1: Your Game Idea

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 10 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
Getting Started10m
High Concept Document10m
Getting Better at Talking about Your Game10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Milestone 2: Early Prototype, Blueprint, and Progress Report

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 9 min), 2 readings
2 readings
Early Prototyping10m
Blueprint (vs. Design Document)10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Milestone 3: First Playable and Fun Test (aka, playtest)

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz

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Game Design and Development

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