To understand what a game mechanic is, first it’s important to be familiar with another term important to video games: gameplay. While it can vary depending on who you ask, gameplay is essentially how the player interacts with the game. When you think about a game’s rules, plot, objectives, challenges, and how the player is […]
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What is Game Art? Game art is basically all the visual elements you see while playing a game. Without visual artists there, the game would be nothing more than ideas in a designer’s mind if not lines of code on a computer. Common visual elements provided by game artists: Concept art Sprites Character models Environments […]
What is Video Game Sound Design? Video game sound design is the art of creating and adding audio elements to a video game. This involves creating entire libraries of custom sound effects to give the game a sense of realism and uniqueness. The sound effects must then be implemented properly to the images that will […]