© Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Handbook to Gaming If you too are a gamer in the making, and questions on education, career, migration, and more puzzle you, our pearls of wisdom from the industry maestros will give you a head start! Education & Career © Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan The Path to a Bright Future Revolutionising Higher Education How does one break into the games industry? What kind of education makes this journey easier? How can an applicant stand out from the crowd in this growing, yet competitive field? Let's discover. © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Beginning with the Big Industry Names WORKING WITH AAA Beginning one's career with the industry giants is a dream for many. What does it mean to be working with the bigger studios and what does it take? Let's take a closer look. © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Forging One's Own Path Going Indie With the increasing budgets, scope, and expectations of video games, there has also been a growing movement of independent or “indie” games. Why so many choose indie as a career option is worth exploring. Manifold facets of Video Games © Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan/ Mohit Jindal Misconceptions No More Busting Myths Video games - love ‘em or hate ‘em, you can’t ignore ‘em! A source of memories, controversies, competition, legends, and myths! In this article, we explore and bust the myths in the video-games industry. © Pruthvi Das Games: Drivers of Social & Political Change Players are Drivers; Games are Vehicles The new buzz: Games for real change. The gaming industry is booming with games addressing both, the prominent and hidden, societal and political challenges and issues. Let's explore what role do games play! © Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan Grinding, Whittling and Puttering The Design in Repetition In the daily work of engaging with games, one comes across Grinding, Whittling and Puttering. But what in the world are those? And do they impact the game design? Read on! Rediscover Germany © Jan Bojaryn Dizziness on a Fine Line In the life of a Game Developer Video games are challenging even during production. Poornima Seetharaman and Sebastian Hollstein can confirm this. They design very different games in Bengaluru and Berlin, yet face similar challenges. © Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan/ Mohit Jindal Training and Careers in a Creative Field Germany as a Games Hub Over the past twenty years, the perception of games in Germany’s social discourse has improved; new releases are now discussed in the arts pages of newspapers, just as games are taking up and addressing structures and debates from society. Photo (detail): © Astragon Regional Studies in computer games The Playful Way to Get to Know Germany Games enable people to immerse themselves in a culture and to experience history hands-on, says Thorsten Unger, CEO of the Bundesverband der deutschen Games-Branche. Back to "Game'n'Train Mixer"