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Gaming students, please contact Prof. Solomon regarding internships. Also see our Facebook page.

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Industry & Job Resources

MD Game Dev salaries are #1 on the East Coast! (source: GameCareerGuide.com)

salaries by state

How much do entry level game developers make?.

Careers in Video Games

Entertainment Consumers Association (ECA)
ECA logo
www.theeca.com
The ECA is an advocacy organization for consumers of interactive entertainment. Click the logo above for a student discount.

International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
www.igda.org
Check out the sections for newbies and students. Sign up for the local chapters (in Baltimore & DC/VA) to attend chapter meetings.

Game Career Guide
www.gamecareerguide.com
Educational articles, school listings and more.

Gamasutra
www.gamasutra.com
Job postings, industry info,and more.

Game Developer Magazine
www.gdmag.com

gamestester.com
www.gametester.com
How to get an entry level job in the game industry as a game tester.

gamejobs.com
www.gamejobs.com
Gaming jobs.

Mary-Margaret.com
www.mary-margaret.com
A gaming recruiter. Review the job postings to see what kind of jobs are available and what kind of skills you would need.

The Art of Computer Game Design (PDF)
A book by industry veteran Chris Crawford. (It's out of print but free online.)

Networking, Resumes & Demos
How to create a compelling resume and demo.
Exhibiting your student game
Effective Networking in the Game Industry

"Serious Games"

Serious Games News
Serious Games Institute
Serious Games Initiative
Games & Learning reading list
(see serious games conferences on our Events page)

Local Resources

International Game Developers Association (IGDA) - Baltimore & DC/VA chapters

Baltimore Gamer - news from the Baltimore gaming scene

Innovate Baltimore - "Innovate Baltimore is a social community for creative technology leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals, and enthusiasts in the Baltimore region."


Conferences

See Events page.

 


What's New

NEW CLASSES:

- Mobile Game Programming: Create games on cellphones and other mobile devices. Contact Prof. Alla Webb.

- Math & ActionScript:
A learning community combining a general education math class with CA225. A fun way to learn math and gaming! Contact Prof. Alla Webb.

- Online sections of Flash & ActionScript:
Two popular classes, CA125 & CA225, now available online!

- Exergaming & Health Games:
Take CA190 and HE100 together and learn about health applications of gaming technology! Contact Prof. Deborah Solomon.
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MC game is"Site of the Month" on kids.gov
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Former student, now game producer, releases her first game
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Bethesda Softworks Hires MC Students as Game Testers
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