Video Game Design and Balance


Date: On request

Type: e-learning

Category: Hardware Design / Engineering

Language: English

City: Online

Training Description:

In this course, you'll enter the mind of a professional game designer. You'll learn how to design different types of games, understand the commonalities between them and learn what is at the core of every game design, including game balance and why it is key to game design.

Additional information

What you'll learn

  • Formal elements of games like goals and mechanics
  • How designers determine the appropriate audience and player group for a game
  • What makes different game genres different
  • How game designers balance games


Rochester Institute of Technology

Ian Schreiber

Assistant Professor, Interactive Games and Media

Rochester Institute of Technology

Professional skills

Game design


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