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I currently have a job, but I have always thought about getting into the video game industry. I have a bachelors degree in economics, but no real programing or graphic design training what so ever. Would it be possible for me to pursue a career in video games? If so, what avenues should I pursue in order to get my foot in the door? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Asked By: Josh Wozney - 6/3/2010
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The first thing you need to do is decide what area you want to specialize in. Think about your strengths/weaknesses and decide whether you would be a good game programmer, artist, producer, designer, quality assurance manager, executive, etc. If you like designing or talking about games than a game designer or as a... More
Answered By: Brad - 6/4/2010
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you could try beta testing (playing games then sending in a form with all the bugs, glitches, etc. you found) I'm not sure if you want to make it a permanent career choice but it'll get your "foot in the door" so to speak
Answered By: Keeru - 6/3/2010
 
You can try getting a public relations jobs. Go around the country promoting the game. You can also be an art designer if you're creative or have really good art skills... More
Answered By: superdork - 6/3/2010
 
Go to GameStop, they're the best
Answered By: Erica - 6/3/2010
 
A few places to check out... More
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