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+10 free online courses on game development

26 August, 2018
Video games development.

You always wanted develop your own video game, but… you don't know how? That is probably a question that many of us have asked ourselves, especially when we begin to delve deeper into the world of technology and programming, here we will see some free video game development courses.

 

 

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What do I need to know to access these courses ?:

To get started, let me tell you the great thing about these courses: no prior knowledge of video game development or programming is necessary. You only occupy your desire to learn, time and perseverance.

NOTE: The courses that no longer have a link, it is because they are no longer available.

+10 University courses on video game development:

#01. Game Development in Unity: Introduction
Dictated by: University of the Andes
Content: At the end of this course you will have developed a simple 2D game, and you will know the concepts necessary to do this development from the point of view of a Unity programmer.
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#02. Video Game Design: Introduction
Dictated by: University of the Andes
Content: In this learning environment, students will learn the basics of video game design, they will apply these to the design of action games and 2D platforms.
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#03. Entrepreneurship and agile development methods in video games
Dictated by: University of the Andes
Content: explores different concepts about entrepreneurship and methodologies for the production of video games in an agile way.
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#04. Videogames: what are we talking about?
Dictated by: Autonomous University of Barcelona
Content: By completing this introductory course, you will be able to identify, name and explain the importance of the different aspects that must be considered when designing a video game.
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#05. Video game design
Dictated by: Autonomous University of Barcelona
Content: a course packed with examples and references to explore the entire video game creation and design process. Safety pin!.
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#06. Graphics engines in video games: game engine
Dictated by: Autonomous University of Barcelona
Content: a general course to learn the notions about the operation of a graphic engine and how to create your own engine.
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#07. Gameplay in video games
Dictated by: Autonomous University of Barcelona
Content: We will also analyze the graphical user interface (GUI), which finally conditions the fact that the player can interact correctly with the video game.
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#08. Game Development course for pc in Unity 5
Dictated by: Udemy
Content: After completing the course, they will be able to create video games with professional aspects, the limit is your imagination. We will know the news of unity 5, we will learn to use the components of the new UI.
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#09. User Experience: Research and Prototyping
Dictated by: University of California, San Diego
Content: This course teaches the main user experience design processes, as well as some strategies to effectively evaluate your work.
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#10. Stories and Narrative Development for Video Games
Dictated by: California Institute of the Arts
ContentWe are going to examine traditional storytelling processes, such as the three-act structure, and how they fit into the game's story currents and the strategic elements of the game.
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#11. World Video Game Design
Dictated by: California Institute of the Arts
Content: In this course, we will explore game worlds in existing games and study the art and influences that inform their themes and styles. We will also investigate key environmental and level design components, as well as the strategies designers use to define the game or move it forward.
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#12. Human-centered design
Dictated by: University of California, San Diego
ContentYou will learn about various techniques for prototyping and evaluating multiple interface alternatives, and discover why rapid prototyping and benchmarking are essential for excellent interaction design.
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