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KAMSC Tarn Video Game Design
Transcript of KAMSC Tarn Video Game Design
(created by Mr. Frandsen) COLLEGE RANKING Acceptance rate: 49% Required standardized tests: SAT or ACT 4 year graduation rate: 18% Tuition: $16,720 (2012-13) http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/media/2002-12-03-video_x.htm http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/western-michigan-university-2330 Last year, only 36 of 200 students graduated Acceptance rate: 9.7% Required standardized tests: SAT or ACT 4 year graduation rate: 85% Tuition: $42,050 (2012-13) Students in engineering: 40% Students in computer science: 14% http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/massachusetts-institute-of-technology-2178 Ranked 11 of top 100 colleges (Forbes: America's Top Colleges) 1) University of Michigan 2) Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3) Western Michigan University 4) DigiPen Institute of Technology Pros: In-state, good acceptance rate, challenging, engineering Cons: Computer science not the most important Pros: Engineering & computer science are most popular majors, top level college Cons: Low acceptance rate, very difficult, expensive tuition, travel Pros: Same city - convenient, high acceptance rate, less expensive tuition, Game Inventors Club Cons: Smaller school, same city - dependency, low percentage in engineering Pros: Specializes in video game design, very experienced in computer science Cons: Very low acceptance rate, low graduation rate, travel Perseverance SKILLS & TRAITS REQUIRED Knowledge of video game design Problem solving Imagination/Thinking outside of the box Being able to meet required deadlines. Scheduling and pursuing a goal Experience with programming and developing Know how to fix problems and situations Creating new ideas that will attract people and keep them playing Hours of work: 8 per day LIFESTYLE & WORKING CONDITIONS Stress levels: Large company - low unless emergency Own company - more stressful Salary: Large company - stable Own company - performance Travel: Large company - marketing, industry conferences Own company - not much VIDEO GAME DESIGN Programmer & Developer Competitiveness: Very - Many game studios competing with each other AND HOW THEY CAME TO BE FAMOUS COMPANIES & GAMES Bungie/343 Industries - Creators of Halo Microsoft wanted to make a console that could compete with others so they contacted Bungie to make a game for Xbox http://www.fpsgeneral.com/news/bungie-studios http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d9/343_Industries_logo.png http://www.bungie.net/images/Games/Halo3/Wallpapers/H3_Emotion-H_Landscape.jpg http://www.internationalreporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Call_of_Duty__Black_Ops_4.png Treyarch - Creators of Call of Duty Started with PC games and moved to consoles after several preliminary games. OPINION What I learned: Takes determination and perseverance The steps to take this career I would want to do this career in the future Imagination, building, creating, and fun Responsibility and teamwork