Is this a good route to becoming a professional Level Designer in the gaming industry?
I am going to school getting a bachelor's in Computer Science with an emphasis in Game Design. After I get my degree I was thinking about getting a specialized master's. Should I look to getting a Master's Game Design degree from another college?(my college doesn't have a game design degree plan) My dream job is Level Designing. I create levels in my spare time and have my friends and family test them out. I want to get the right education needed for Level Design.
Asked By: David J - 6/21/2010
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Colanth is right, I've just finished 4 year of CS to get my masters. I can now sit down with a small team of 8 and start working away as a team to build gaming components such as rendering engines, AI, etc... More
Answered By: IgnitionWeb - 6/21/2010
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A Master's to design levels? That's like a specialty in brain surgery to open Band Aid boxes. A CS degree will give you the education needed to write programs. Designing levels is something script kiddies do.
Answered By: Colanth - 6/21/2010
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