So you want to be a video game designer?
The bad news: It is a very competitive field and you need to invest a lot of time.
The good news: You can get a headstart by visiting this practical and engaging website: Gamedesigning.
At this website, read the step-by-step guide to becoming a successful professional game designer.
Also, click on the “Articles” tab to read a collection of practical pieces. I spent the last hour reading and enjoying these random articles (instead of tackling the tasks in today’s to-do list):
- How To Use Twine To Develop Your game
- Game Design and Player Feedback
- Top 5 Game Design Twitch Channels
- The Ultimate Guide to Level Design
- 10 Trends in Game Design
The web site claims that its purpose is to help aspiring game designers of all levels to find the best (and quickest) path to becoming a professional video game designer. Whether you are fresh out of high school, or a 40-year old looking for a career change, we want to help you. We promise to deliver relevant, accurate, and most importantly, helpful information to guide you to your designing career.
Unfortunately, I am outside the age-range they specify. But this web site still works for me. They do keep their promise.
Now I am going back to check out some more articles.