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What is Computer game design and development

What is PC games design and development

Making a game is not a difficult process, but it needs patience, creative thinking skills, desire to realize a complete structure of formation. To begin with the game design and development for PC, it should be pointed out that all components of software and hardware must be of high quality and ready to handle any task. The GPU, RAM, and CPU are needed to be up-to-date. The type of game determines the attributes of the device. 2- and 3-D games may be generated for the computer.

Touching upon game architecture for PC, it includes the realization of

  • Project details,
  • level style,
  • origin mechanisms,
  • characters, their abilities to do more.

In this connection, one extra goal needs to add for developers is following: it is necessary to create the product with easy rules and possibility to master the character, otherwise the customers don’t like to spend their time and money emerging into the game. Besides, the gamer should feel the freedom to choose their strategy or playstyle while applying the artwork. The last detail to emphasize is the motivation of players or the reward for them for efforts. The rewards may contain additional scores, new info, upgrades, hidden scenes, and levels.

Now there are some tech specifications for pc game making. The program Game Maker demands such computer features as the graphic card DX 11, 3-d generation 64-bit dual-core CPU and 2gb of RAM for two-dimensional game development.

Dealing with 3d game generation, Unity requires DirectX 9 graphic card, Windows 7; For Unreal Engine, 8GB RAM and 2.5GHZ CPU are recommended.

Speaking about the game engineers, they should also be aware of and manage an animation, physics, art, mathematics, shaders, and rendering. Being a game engineer, solving problems with code becomes the principal issue.

Mentioning the principal components of game generation for PC, it applies a specialized environment (a mixture of an editor and a coding instrument. Unreal Engine works with Visual Studio using C++. As for Unity, the expert may use its editor and C#.

For the successful game improvement, it is quite essential to change the platform and to use the mobile version of the project.

Computer game development cost

The procedure of game production is problematic, and the cost varies according to some changeable factors such as

  • complication of game
  • creative specialists
  • software, peculiarities, info, instruments
  • the rights on IP
  • use of an appropriate equipment
  • realization of the game

The average price changes from 500$ to couple of millions, taking into account all above mentioned.

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