Video Game Design Report Essay

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Video Game Design In exploring careers, we are taking a look into my future and in my future I’m considering becoming a “Video Game Designer”. I have chosen this career because it allows me to express my creativity and imagination into something I love to do which is playing video games. This career has many opportunities because of the constantly growing game industry. I have had experience playing video games and seeing the way that the developers made the game I am playing. Since I like playing video games so much and I have a basic idea in my head I can most certainly believe that I will be really good at what I choose to do in the industry. Also I think that I will really, really enjoy my career that I have chosen. Game design is the game development process of designing the content and rules of a game in the pre-production stage and design of gameplay, environment, storyline, and characters during production stage. The designer of a game is very much like the director of a movie; the designer has the “Artistic Vision” of the game and controls the artistic and technical elements of the game in fulfilment of their vision. Game design requires artistic and technical abilities as well as writing skills. I believe that I have all of these traits. After some time of thinking and working I can make nice artwork. And I believe that I’m decent in my technical abilities like the computer. Game design starts with a designer’s “Great Idea” usually based of an existing concept. The game idea may be put into one or two or a lot more depending on the designer’s idea. Many game designers try to mix genres to make there game different from others. A game designer will usually produce an initial game proposal document containing the concept, gameplay, features list, setting and story, target audience, requirements and schedule, staff and budget estimates. A game designer often plays video games and demos to follow the game market development. Lead designer ensures team communication, makes large design decisions, and presents design outside of the team. Often the lead designer is technically and artistically smart and creative. Keeping documents also falls within the lead