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Game Dev Career Night: Level Up Your Job Hunting Skills

Anthony Ritchey outlines the major takeaways and panel discussion highlights from a recent career workshop event at the Academy of Interactive Entertainment's Seattle campus.

MAGFest 2019: A Student Dev's Experience

Burning Sky Games founder Jake Carfagno shares advice for student developers showcasing their games at MAGFest and other gaming events.

Discord As A Tool For Community Led Design

Becky Matthew explains how developers can gather community feedback and make players part of the design process by using collaborative Discord channels.

Sponsored: It's not you. It's your portfolio

John Henderson, program coordinator for the HOFT Institute Game Design and Development Lab in Austin, Texas, outlines five mistakes people make in their game portfolios.

Results From Game Design Challenge: Battle Royale

Game Career Guide's readers create battle royale spinoffs for their favorite games and franchises in these winning entries for March's Game Design Challenge!

Results From Game Design Challenge: Call Of The Wild

Game Career Guide's readers put players in control of wild animals in these winning entries for April's Game Design Challenge!

Birth Of An NPC: Writing Non-Player Characters

13AM Games' Unai Cabezon covers the basics of creating non-player characters, including tips for defining their roles and narrative purpose.

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  • Guildhall at SMU
    Southern Methodist University's Guildhall is the premier graduate video game education program in the United States. The program offers a Master's Degree in Interactive Technology and a Graduate Certification.