Game Design Foundation – Batch #01

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Khan Numaan
Rasika Chandle
Last Update September 27, 2022
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About This Course

🔥 Getting a comprehensive understanding of Game Design and its fundamentals has never been easier! 🔥

Careers in Game Design have become very lucrative as the Gaming Industry grows at an exponential rate. On the other hand, there are still misconceptions about Game Design in India.

In general, video game design is a mix of creativity, story, and aesthetics, mixed with technical expertise, which determines game mechanics, balancing and much more. Designing games is an enormous field of study that involves not just knowing how and why to do a certain thing but using your imagination to come up with new ideas.

This course is a 6 months intensive project-heavy course that focuses on the core foundation of game design. The course is structured in such a way that anyone from any background can easily understand and learn game design. Furthermore, the students will learn the 5 specializations of game design that every game designer must know. By the end of the program, the student’s projects will be evaluated by professional game designers from top game companies in India.

👉 What you will get from the course:

       ✅ Access to 20+ on-demand video lessons that unlock each Wednesday.

       ✅ Access to 45+ live lectures that unlock each Saturday and Sunday.

       ✅ Lifetime access to course materials.

       ✅ Downloadable extra resources.

       ✅ Personalized guidance from Mentors.

       ✅ Access to 1UP Academy’s Community – of Game Designers, Developers, and Artists.

📢 PLEASE NOTE: Live lecture recordings will be available for 2 months after the final lecture is unlocked. For this batch, till April 30th 2023. After which all access to live lecture recordings will be revoked. Pre-recorded lectures and extra resources will have lifetime access. 📢

🤔 Why choose this course?

This course aims at equipping students with the skills and knowledge that are required for any Game Designer. This is a project-heavy course, and requires students to participate and work with the Mentors and create an industry level portfolio that will enable them to enter the gaming industry. By the end of this course, students will have a strong portfolio, with multiple projects under their belt.

Despite being a foundation course, many core concepts of Game Design are covered in this course. The course goes into great detail about the 5 main pillars of Game Design: Level Design, UI/UX Design, System Design, Economy Design and Narrative Design.

Learning Objectives

Understand the pipeline of creating quality Video Games.
Learn the principles and fundamentals of Game Design.
Learn the 5 specializations of Game Design.
Create a 2D Game Prototype.
Create a 3D Game Prototype.
Create a Game Level n Unity 3D.
Create a mind map for a short Narrative Game.
Create a mockup for a video game.
Learn the art of Deconstructing a Video Game.
Create an Economy Model for a F2P Game.
Create a Portfolio Website with links and videos.
Participate in a Game Jam.

Material Includes

  • Course Project Files.
  • Student Community Access.
  • Numerous EBooks with extra resources.
  • Tests designed to prepare for Industry Level Requirements.
  • Tips and Tricks for cracking Interviews.


  • Basic knowledge of a computer.
  • Basic knowledge of Video Games.
  • Interest in understanding the inner workings of Video Games.
  • A computer with hardware required to run Unity 3D Game Engine.

Target Audience

  • You want to understand the pipeline of creating quality Video Games.
  • You want to learn the principles and fundamentals of Game Design.
  • You want to learn the 5 specializations of Game Design.
  • You want to create a professional portfolio and enter the Gaming Industry as a Game Designer.


67 Lessons

Module 01: Game Design Introduction

Student Community
Course Strcture00:2:12
Course Projects00:4:13
Key Highlights From Webinar00:38:21
Extra Resources

Module 02: Game Production Pipeline

Module 03: Elements of a Game

Module 04: Idea Generation

Module 05: Creative Brainstorming

Module 06: The Game Design Document

Module 07: Basic Game Mechanics

Module 08: Parts of the Core Gameplay Loop

Module 09: The Core Gameplay Loop

Module 10: Balance

Module 11: Supplementary Gameplay Loops

Module 12: Adding the Juice

Module 13: Communication Skills

Module 14: Time is Money

Module 15: Risk Analysis

Module 16: Art Basics

Module 17: Photoshop Workshop – I

Module 18: Photoshop Workshop – II

Module 19: Rich Experiences

Module 20: Animation Basics

Module 21: Other Design Areas

Module 22: Fundamentals of C# Programming

Module 23: OOPs Concepts in C#

Module 24: Basics of Visual Scripting

Module 25: 2D Concepts

Module 26: Unity 2D Workshop – I

Module 27: Unity 2D Workshop – II

Module 28: Unity 2D Physics

Module 29: 2D Game Prototype – I

Module 30: 2D Game Prototype – II

Module 31: 3D Concepts

Module 32: Unity 3D Workshop – I

Module 33: Unity 3D Workshop – II

Module 34: Unity 3D Physics

Module 35: 3D Game Prototype – I

Module 36: 3D Game Prototype – II

Your Instructors

Khan Numaan

Technical Artist at VG SIMULATIONS Pvt. Ltd.

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Hi! I am Khan Numaan, basically a person who love games. I started playing games since I was 8 years old. Games became an important part of my life. As usual it started as a hobby but later a though cane to my mind, "Why not make a living out of it? " . Now I am a technical Artist with a mastered background in Unity & Unreal Game Engines. I usually play Strategy & Shooter Games but recently I am interested in Hyper Casual Games as well. Unlike other gamers around I am also active when it comes to sports, mostly football. Sports have made a good help in surviving in the game industry. It has been 3 years working in the Gaming industry. Right from level design to Environment Art through developing AR-VR Games.CLICK HERE to Visit My Portfolio
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Rasika Chandle

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Material Includes

  • Course Project Files.
  • Student Community Access.
  • Numerous EBooks with extra resources.
  • Tests designed to prepare for Industry Level Requirements.
  • Tips and Tricks for cracking Interviews.
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