Train2Game News: Frogster producer Rüdiger Moersch on getting into the industry

Getting involved with a gaming community and studying games related courses are great ways to attempt to break into the industry.  That’s according to Frogster producer Rüdiger Moersch who was speaking to The Train2Game Blog at Rezzed. Frogster are publishers … Continue reading

Train2Game News: Gearbox co-founder Brian Martel on getting into the industry – “Mods are a great way to start”

Gearbox Software co-founder and company CCO Brian Martel believes modding is a great way for aspiring game developers to gain the skills needed to break into the industry. “Mods are a great way to start; because that way you can … Continue reading

Train2Game Interview: DayZ creator Dean “Rocket” Hall on getting into the industry

DayZ is the hugely popular zombie survival mod for Arma II. Produced by Arma II game designer Dean “Rocket” Hall in his spare time around full-time work at Bohemia Interactive, DayZ has demonstrated the huge potential of modding. The Train2Game Blog … Continue reading

Train2Game News: Sleeping Dogs art director on getting into the industry

Sleeping Dogs art director Josh Lee recently featured in a United Front Games ‘meet the team’ interview and offered his take on getting into the industry, revealing he started in fine art. “I’m kind of old school. There are a … Continue reading

Train2Game News: BioWare senior writer Jennifer Hepler on getting into the industry

Aspiring game designers looking to break into the industry should work on tabletop roleplaying games in order to learn about writing. That’s according to BioWare senior writer Jennifer Hepler who wrote plots for Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age 2 and … Continue reading

Train2Game News: BioWare product manager and former QA Tester on getting into the industry

Getting a foot in the door is the most important thing  for those looking to get into the games industry. That’s according to BioWare product manager Nick Clifford, who started with the Mass Effect and Dragon Age developer as a … Continue reading

Train2Game News: BioWare programmer offers advice on getting into the industry

Those looking to get into the games industry need to be aware that you need more than just a love video games. That’s according BioWare programmer Fernando Secco who argues you need to be aware of a wide variety of … Continue reading

Train2Game News: Darksiders II Creative Manager on getting into the industry

Train2Game News recently went to a Darksiders II preview event organised by THQ. While there we had a quick chat with Vigil Games Creative Manager Jeremy Greiner, who told us how he broke into the games industry and offered advice … Continue reading

Train2Game News: Dragon Age Level Designer on getting into the industry

Train2Game students looking to make that first step into working full-time in the industry should need to practice making their own games. That’s according to BioWare level designer Kaelin Lavallee, who has worked on both Dragon Age games. “Make your … Continue reading