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Great future for the gaming industry

by Vijay Garg
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Many areas are facing crisis due to Kovid-19.  On the contrary, online gaming has emerged as a fast growing sector.  People are trying to stay home as much as possible and spend more time playing online games than ever before in compliance with the guidelines issued for epidemic prevention.  According to a report, the gaming industry has gained more than 100 million Indian users in the last one year.  The growing demand for animation, VFX and video gaming is due to the low cost of internet and the growing popularity of mobile streaming video.  This is opening up new career paths for students of game designing, VFX and animation in the online gaming industry, a combination of technology and ATV.  If you are also interested in creating online video games, you can lay the foundation for a successful career in this field.

Entering the gaming industry

Any student who has passed 10th from any recognized board can enter this field after completing a certificate course in game designing.  If you want to reach the heights of success, it is better for you to do a diploma or graduation level course after twelfth.  You can also master in game designing after graduation.

Certificate Course in Game Art and Design.

 Diploma in Game Design and Integration.

 Diploma in Animation.

 Gaming and special effects.

 Advanced Diploma in Game Art and 3D Game Content.

 Advanced Diploma in Game Programming.

 Apart from these you can get a good start by doing BSc in Graphics, Animation and Gaming, BA in Digital Film Making and Animation, BTech in Computer Science and BSc in Animation Game Design and Development.  If you want to do post graduation, you can do Integrated MSc in Multimedia and Animation with Game Art and Development or MSc in Multimedia and Animation.

 Job opportunities

 Developing and designing any game is a phased process, involving a variety of tasks.  In this field you can work as a Game Developer, Network Programmer, Game Designer, Game Artist, Audio / Sound Engineer, Game Tester etc.  In the game industry, you have the opportunity to advance in a variety of roles.

 Game Designer

 Their job is to develop the concept of online video games and coordinate with other game design professionals such as programmers, animators, producers and audio engineers, so that online games can be developed according to the concept.

 Game Artist

 These professionals create visual effects for any game such as building, road, forest, house and guns.

 Game animator

 It is the job of the game animator to design different characters, objects and gameplay in online games.

 Sound designer

 Their job is to provide sound effects and soundtracks to the game, such as the sound of cars moving, the sound of gunfire, the sound of people and birds, or the music behind the game.

 Narrative designer

 They work with professional game designers to create impressive stories and write messages and dialogues for different game characters.  The characters of the game act according to their instructions.

 Game programmer

 They develop the technical coding of online video games, so that they can be played on different devices.  An online video game can fail if these professionals make a coding error.

 VFX specialist

 The world of gaming is not possible without VFX.  A large part of the game’s development depends on VFX.  As a VFX specialist, you can work in the field of film and advertising in addition to gaming.

 The fastest growing online gaming arena

 The number of online game players has increased from 300 million in 2019 to 433 million in 2020-21.  Meanwhile, the gaming industry’s profits doubled.  While it was Rs 6,200 crore in 2019, it increased to Rs 13,600 crore in 2020-21.  The lockdown caused by the corona virus became a tipping point for the gaming industry.

 Skills make progress easier

 Hobby and interest in online gaming is essential for a bright future in the field of gaming.  You need to know the software and understand the gameplay theory.  It is important for a game designer to have time management skills, as well as knowledge of sketches, drawings, the autonomy of humans, animals and their physical movements and lighting effects.

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