Learners will build four complete Unity3D game projects by applying knowledge and skills including: using the Unity3D editor to develop a game, understanding the game asset pipeline, designing effective game levels, C# programming, and building and deploying games. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll build an original market-ready game while interacting with a supportive community of designers and developers.
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Fun course! The teacher was great at explaining concepts taught through this lecture! I would really recommend this course along with the other courses in this specialization!
Very accurate and straight to the point!\n\nI can say very proudly that I've learned Unity3D and the necessary skills to start a new specialization in Game Development.
Great course as a first approach to game dev. I'm taking the full specialization and so far I'm having a lot of fun. Totally recommended!
Going through this whole Specialization has been a great journey. Thanks to this final project we were able to use everything we learned.
Another good course in the Game Design and Development specialization. I had a lot of fun making the prototype at the end.
Great Overall course with nice and simple explanation and leading to start the specialization
It is really hard fun to make games and I am blessed to have this specialization course!
Really good course! Gives you the basic foundations you need for the specialization.
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How long does it take to complete the Game Design and Development Specialization?
Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in about 6 months.
Each course in the Specialization is offered on a regular schedule, with sessions starting about once per month. If you don't complete a course on the first try, you can easily transfer to the next session, and your completed work and grades will carry over.
What background knowledge is necessary?
Prior experience with computer programming and interaction design is a plus, but by no means expected.
Do I have to take the courses in this Specialization in a specific order?
We recommend taking the 'Intro to Game Development' course first. However, 'Intro to Game Development', 'Principles of Game Design', and 'Business of Games and Entrepreneurship' can be taken in any order. 'Game Development for Modern Platforms' assumes you have the knowledge from the 'Intro to Game Development' course. That is 'Intro to Game Development' is a prerequisite for 'Game Development for Modern Platforms'.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Game Design and Development Specialization?
Coursera courses and certificates don't carry university credit, though some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.
What will I be qualified to do upon completing the Game Design and Development Specialization?
You will have a solid foundation to work toward an industry role as a gameplay designer, level designer, technical designer, technical artist, programmer, or video game producer. You will understand the video game industry, and you will be able to work effectively as part of a team to pitch a game concept, develop a prototype, and test and iterate to produce a polished final product.
What software will I need to complete the assignments?
The Specialization will utilize the popular Unity 3D game engine, which is available for free.