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Game Design: Art and Concepts Specialization

Create Imaginative Games. Design a video game for independent distribution in just four courses.
Stemming from the principles of storytelling and design established in CalArts’ renowned Animation programs, this Specialization lays a primary foundation for experimentation and exploration of video game design, story, character development, and winning gameplay before programming begins. These four courses emphasize the self-reliance and personal expression of the gaming artist, and encourage you to take conceptual risks and develop new modes of expression and form through gaming. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll put your creative skills to work by generating an engaging game design document for a personal game project, outlining the conceptual, narrative and aesthetic elements of your game.

Course Information

Estimated Time: Approximately 6 months to complete Suggested pace of 2 hours/week

Difficulty: Beginner

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Course Information

Estimated Time: Approximately 6 months to complete Suggested pace of 2 hours/week

Difficulty: Beginner