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Introduction to Game Design

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Perfect for beginners who want to pursue a career in the video games industry, this Introduction to Game Design Course covers the primary skills and opportunities in gaming development. You will explore game design and game design concepts: familiarising with essential tools, paper and digital game prototyping, design iteration, and user testing. 

Learn how to make computer games with no coding skills. Understand how to analyse the mechanics of paper and digital games, how they affect gameplay and player experiences. You’ll also be able to design, develop, and test paper and digital prototype games using an iterative design process and incorporating user feedback. By the end of this game design course, you will have a solid knowledge of the game design process and will have created a 2D computer game that can be played on a desktop computer and mobile device. 

Are you interested in a career in creative media? Enrol in this game production course today and take steps to become a fully qualified game developer.


This course does not involve any MCQ test. Students need to answer assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Once the answers are submitted, the instructor will check and assess the work.


After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Who is this Course for?

Introduction to Game Design is certified by CPD Qualifications Standards and CiQ. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.


Our Introduction to Game Design is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

Game Structure
Introduction FREE 00:01:00
What Is A Game 00:06:00
Game Types 00:06:00
Game Loops 00:06:00
Game Arcs 00:04:00
Game Industry
Game Roles – Part 1 00:07:00
Game Roles – Part 2 00:07:00
Game Industry 00:06:00
Game Purposes 00:05:00
Game Layers
Game Layers – How to separate elements 00:06:00
Tutorials – How to teach the player 00:06:00
Licensing – How to get free assets 00:06:00
Game Design Document and Game Design Canvas 00:06:00
Crowdfunding 00:05:00
Publishing 00:04:00
Top 10 Game Designer Mistakes 00:06:00
Thank You And Congratulations 00:01:00
Resources – Introduction to Game Design 00:00:00

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