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Ask A Developer: How Important Is High School Maths For Making Games?

I was terrible at mathematics in my adolescence. I hated it. I dropped it as a subject going into Year 10, though that’s not super important, as I eventually dropped myself from the entire curriculum before that HSC. At the time, I had no idea I’d eventually become a games developer, or the lasting effect my disregard for algebra and trigonometry would have.

Can Great Game Design Be Taught?

Some of the games industry’s most talented and experienced designers are making the leap from game development to academia. But how do you teach the art of making games?

Some Swedish High Schools Are Adding ESports Classes To Their Curriculum

The growth of eSports is staggering, but even its most ardent supporters wouldn’t be expecting it to make an appearance in the high school curriculum any time soon. Unless you’re in Sweden.

How AIE's Incubator Is Nurturing Australia's Next Generation Of Game Developers

Making the leap from game design graduate to professional developer is fraught with challenges, especially when you decide to set up your own independent studio. You’ll deal with project and team management, business, accounting and legal compliance — all while developing your game. Here’s how the Academy of Interactive Entertainment can give you an advantage.

Three-Armed Girl Illustration Causes Schoolbook Recall

Notice anything? Anything unusual? You know, besides the little girl with three arms.

Be A Master Of Making Mobile Apps With This New Online Course From Charles Sturt Uni

There has been an explosion of job opportunities in the mobile app and games industry, and the industry is showing no signs of slowing down. If you are looking to diversify your skills and grab a piece of the pie, we’ve got the information you need to get started – with Australia’s first and only post graduate course in Mobile Applications Development from Charles Sturt University and IT Masters.

Japan Has A Technical School For Pro-Gaming

Dream of being a pro-gamer? Live in Japan? Good news! There’s now a school for you.

These Aren't School Test Doodles. They're Art. 

Exam papers aren’t only for test taking. In South Korea, they’re for drawing.

'No Video Game Day' Starting In Northern Japan

This isn’t nationwide, but next month Hokkaido Prefecture is rolling out “No Video Game Day”. There won’t be just one of these days, but two — and two every month.

Kid Explains Why Schools Should Have Video Games

TED talks can range from informative lectures to absurd satire. But the most TED thing ever has to be this third grader’s talk on why video games should, like, totally be in classrooms.

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