Is a graphics designers the same thing as a video game designer?

Is a graphics designer basically the same thing as a video game designer? I want to design video games not what the game is going to be but all the graphics. Im just a little confused about this.

Asked By: - 1/18/2011
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Graphic Designed refers to someone who creates art and layouts for comercial media, typically advertising, magazines, or web sites... More
Answered By: Odwin Oddball - 1/18/2011
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Not even close. A graphic designer is someone who designs the graphics for web sites, ads, logos, etc.
Answered By: Rawr! - 1/18/2011
No, they are definitely not the same thing. Graphic design is all 2-dimensional... and video games are more 3-dimensional. Graphic design is USUALLY done for marketing purposes, while video games are more for entertainment.
Answered By: ... - 1/18/2011
they are a bit same but there is huge difference in graphic designer and game designer..
Answered By: atish - 1/18/2011
The way I understand it is that the game designer is the person who builds the game meaning they decide how is is going to play, what its going to be like, mechanics, etc. The Graphics designer is the person who takes the drawing the Game Designer makes and translates them into what you actually see on screen, meaning... More
Answered By: Adam - 1/18/2011
Completely different fields, You need to take a course on video games design. Graphic designers work and apply with different tools and softwares
Answered By: Kalley - 1/18/2011
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