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Learn Video Game Design


We have 15 resources for learning Video Game Design including educational Online Classes, Games, YouTube & Online Videos, Windows Software, and Websites, from providers such as California Institute of the Arts, Game Maker's Toolkit, Curriki, and E-Line Media.


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Become an Asset Artist for Games


College | Online class

Enter the exciting world of game development and capitalize on your creativity and your passion for gaming as an asset artist. In this path, you’ll learn how to create 3D models, understand the...

Free

Boss Keys - Non-linear Level Design


6th - College | Online/YouTube video

A game-by-game analysis of non-linear level design in games like Zelda, Dark Souls, and Metroid

Free

Designing for Disability


6th - College | Online/YouTube video

Want to make your game more accessible to those with disabilities? Follow this series of instructional videos.

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Free

Game Builder


7th - College | Mac Software, Windows Software

Build and play games with your friends! Make a 3D platformer in 10 minutes, or spend hours jamming on the next indie hit. Game Builder is designed for all skill levels, from players ready to build...

Free

Game Design Document: Define the Art & Concepts


College | Online class

The Capstone project is a place for you to develop your game idea into a fully-fleshed proposal. A game design document is your game bible, the go-to document that defines the genre of your game,...

Free

Game Design in the Science Classroom


6th - High School | Online class

This unit is designed as an educational option for gifted students in a regular education Science classroom. Video games are of high interest among adolescents and when used appropriately, can be...

$100

GameMaker Studio 2 Desktop


7th - College | Windows Software

It has everything you need to take your idea from concept to finished game. With a fresh user interface and many new exciting features including; Real-Time Animation Editing, a new innovative...

Free
Paid add-ons

Gamestar Mechanic


4th - 9th | Online resource

Gamestar Mechanic uses fun, game-based quests and courses to help you learn game design and make your own video games! Go on Quests that power up your game design skills and let you earn items you...

Free

Introduction to Game Design


College | Online class

Welcome! This course is an introduction to the primary concepts of gaming, and an exploration of how these basic concepts affect the way gamers interact with our games. In this course you will...

Free

Principles of Game Design


College | Online class

Principles of Game Design is course 2 of 5 in the Game Design and Development Specialization. Break into the video game industry with theoretical, technical, and business knowledge from one of the...

Free

Serious Gaming


College | Online class

Have you ever wondered how playing games can help us to train people, deal with societal challenges or raise awareness of contemporary social issues? In this MOOC you will learn the ins and outs of...

Free

Story and Narrative Development for Video Games


College | Online class

In this course, you will examine how storytelling acts as a vital mechanism for driving video gameplay forward. Looking at several historical and contemporary games, you will be asked to evaluate...

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$3

‎The Infinite Arcade


2nd - 6th | iPhone/iPad App

Make &amp; play your own games! Share them with friends! Make platformer games, adventure games, pinball games, ball and paddle games, text puzzlers, and mazes. Create your own characters! Make...

Free

Video Game Level Design


6th - College | Online/YouTube video

Videos about making levels, worlds, puzzles, and hubs. See lessons taken from Rayman Legends, Super Mario Maker, Psychonauts, Spelunky, and much more.

Free

World Design for Video Games


College | Online class

Start creating your world. A game world is not just a backdrop for your game—be it minimal or detailed, contained or part of a much bigger universe, it provides the context for your player....

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the best way to learn Video Game Design?

The best learning resource is the one that you will stick with. For some students, that means a resource that's fun and engaging like a mobile or PC game. For others it's a resource that lets them learn on their own time, like a mobile app or YouTube channel. For other students, it's a resource that emphasizes reinforcement, such as a workbook or set of printable worksheets. The best way to figure out what is right for you is to look at a wide range of resources, keeping your selection criteria in mind. Search our database of 15 resources for learning Video Game Design.

What should I consider when choosing a learning resource for Video Game Design?

Think about what is going to help you continue with the resource and actually complete it. Primary considerations should be:

  • Time commitment - how much time can you spend with this resource per day/week?
  • Portability - will you be studying at home or in other places, such as on the bus or after school?
  • Reinforcement learning - does the resource offer reinforcement? Think about whether you'll want exercises or printable worksheets to help you practice what you learned.
  • Price - does the resource require a monthly subscription? This may be fine for topics you can learn in a month or two, but it may be prohibitively expensive otherwise.
Search our database of 15 resources for learning Video Game Design.

I have specific needs for learning Video Game Design. Where can I find learning materials to meet my needs?

Our advanced search page offers powerful filtering tools so you can find the right learning materials for you.