About course

The video game industry is growing so fast that it will reach over $300 billion by 2025. For instance, out of Fortnite $2.4 billion of revenue, over one billion was generated through the sale of in-game items.

This Course covers the fundamentals of play psychology, The role Design Thinking for making good games that aligns with common modern game development methodologies proposed by industry, game design theory and apply it in a practical way to developing engaging board games, Create / prototype your own board games as practice challenges throughout the course, Be able to create a compelling experience for your players, Quickly iterate and improve your game, Come up with new board game design ideas and execute thoroughly on those ideas

Course Objective

The course will be delivered with live classes, where the instructor will deliver lecture sessions and interact with students. Each lecture is organized into topics. Each topic-section has a title. Each topic section consists of activities. After every lecture an assignment will be given to the students, students have to complete assignments and discuss it the next day. A small board game will be developed by the students to make them understand the process of game design. The instructor may also ask to explore relevant resources.

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Skills you will gain

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Iteration

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Driven by Research

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Solving Problems

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Creating Ideas through Diversification of Thought

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Design Thinking

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User-Centric Prototyping

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Course Format

This course will be having a total of 12 hours of online sessions, which is equivalent to 1 credit (Universal accepted code).

  • Access to additional virtual support if requested in advance.
  • Gain the in-demand skills you need to break into a new career field like game design development. No prior experience is required to get started.
  • Once you enrolled for the course, you will get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon the completion of the course, you will be given an electronic certificate, which will be an added accomplishment for you. You can either print your certificate or add it to any social website of yours.

Essential for the course

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Course requirements: As such there are no pre-requisite requirements. However, there will be certain writing and sketching materials and assignments.

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System requirements: PC, laptop, or mobile device and broadband connectivity.

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Course tutor

Mr. Vikram Bahadur Singh
Assistant Professor
Game Designer
Chitkara School Of Art & Design

Mr. Vikram Bahadur Singh is Assistant Professor in the Chitkara School Of Art & Design Department at the Chitkara University, where he teaches game design classes and also working in different field as per requirement.

With 8 year of experience in industry with different role he Possess comprehensive knowledge of Game Pipeline with a sense of balance in the game. Intuitive & creative visual thinker in the art of innovative graphic artistry with good exposure in non-verbal languages of art & design and sound understanding of 3D Modeing, 2D & Visualization/Animation skills. Worked on Architect visualization in Platform Unreal engine 4 using the technology of Modeling Pipeline, level design and Virtual Lighting. Creating designs that matches the requirements of the project while ensuring that it is according to company’s global image. Gathering information regarding the requirements of the projects.

Visualizing, planning & designing layouts, which are interactive & expressive, using well-honed creative abilities Mapping client specifications & requirements, developing models & diagrams to represent the processes & functions involved and incorporated the same in the project. Preparing illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients and/or supervisors and made necessary changes.

Visualizing every creative layout and effectively interacting with the clients and involved in creative sessions and creating visual concepts that match the requirements of the clients.

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