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Game Design

Bachelor of Science
Degree Overview

Some people see games from the inside out – from the mechanics and levels, to the experiences that make people want to play for hours on end. If you've ever dreamed of becoming a game designer, and are as passionate about the craft as you are about the end creation – you're not alone.

The Game Design bachelor of science program, designed to enhance your ability to work in a game studio environment, is comprised of high-level game design and production courses that will take you deep into the game development pipeline. You’ll cover key industry concepts influencing both systems and level designs that will prepare you to prototype and evaluate your game projects.

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Course Highlights
  • Game Mechanics - In this course, students learn how pacing and thematic structures incorporate conflict resolution and generate a plausible challenge and reward system.
  • Game Balancing ‐ Students learn how to use level-design and gameplay-design fundamentals to create levels that capitalize on the strengths of their own designs while also learning about communicating to the player through a user interface.
  • Game Design Preproduction - In this course requires students to collaborate as they would in a professional game development environment, working in teams to document and develop a gameplay prototype.
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Apply by May 15 for all remaining 2020 campus start dates.

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Full Sail’s Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Components
  • HP ZBook 17 G6
  • HP 3-yr Warranty
  • LoJack - Theft Prevention 3-yr Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • HP 17" Backpack
  • iPad 7th Gen 32gb WiFi (Online Only)
  • Microsoft Project Pro (Download) (WIN)
  • Microsoft Visio Pro (Download) (WIN)
  • Rumii VR Software
  • Samsung Odyssey

Pricing and package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Real-World Experience

Full Sail's relationships in the world of entertainment and media have led to a variety of unique opportunities for students.

The Full Sail Advantage

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Alumni Success

We’re proud of our global network of accomplished graduates, and the way they give back to students.

Whether you’re ready to apply or want to request more information about how to get started on your Full Sail University journey, our Admissions section has details on application requirements, tuition, and scholarships.