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Game Programmer FAQ

The game programmer is an essential part of the game development team, bringing the vision of the artists and designers to life. In this section you'll find the answers to the most common questions we are asked about game programming, as well as a list of suggested reading materials.

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Artist and Animator FAQ

The artist/animator is an essential part of the game development team, working with the designer to turn ideas into reality and supplying the visuals that the rest of the team will bring to life. In this section you'll find the answers to the most common questions we are asked about artists and animators in gaming, as well as a list of suggested reading materials.

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Audio and Effects FAQ

Sound effects engineers decide what that Super Zazzobot Blaster Rifle sounds like and know exactly what the winds on Titan sound like. In this section you'll find the answers to the most common questions we are asked about the role...

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Game Designer FAQ

Yes, some people are blessed enough to design games for a living. In this section you'll find the answers to the most common questions we are asked about the role of the game designer, as well as a list of suggested reading materials.

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Game Musician FAQ

Just as in movies, the music within a game is as important as the visuals. The game musician can control the mood and pacing just as much as the designer can. In this section you'll find the answers to the most common questions we are asked about musicians in gaming, as well as a list of suggested reading materials.

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Game Producer FAQ

The producer is the team leader, and the team lackey simultaneously. You have to effectively clear the road so the team can make the game, but at the same time, follow behind making sure all the loose ends are taken care of.

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David Perry's Game Industry Map Game Design Book