There is a lot to consider when setting out to achieve a degree in any field. Everyone knows it’s somewhat of a Herculean task to get a law degree or medical degree. Maybe you’d be surprised to find out that getting a master’s in a field like animation is also nothing to turn your nose […]
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Wait, if this is a website about video game design, why do you have animation articles on here as well?
It's simple, we love animation. Game design, development, art, and animation are all under the same umbrella we call digital design. These industries overlap so much that it would be silly for us to ignore animation when it plays such an important part of all digital design. Plus, we think animation is pretty cool. These are our favorite animated movies.
Included in our animation archives, you'll find articles about the different styles of animation, the difference between 2D and 3D animation, the current animation job market, the most respected animation studios in the world, and a handy list of the highest rated animation schools.
Although we write far more articles on gaming, we'll keep producing new and helpful animation guides, so check back for more.
What Is A Character Creator Game? A character creator game is not like a role-playing game that emphasizes character creation before you start playing. Instead, character creation games emphasize the actual creation and art of characters. This is something I am definitely into, as I am known to really spend hours tweaking and perfecting the […]
Anyone familiar with any classic games like Final Fantasy Tactics and Earthbound understands the overall look and feel of pixel art. Pixel art uses the aesthetic and properties of 8-bit and 16-bit graphics to create worlds, characters, and ultimately, full games. Artists and developers often use the process of ‘spriting’, which involves forming your creation […]