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Jugando videojuegos

Video Game Design

Introduction to Video Game Design


Course Description: This course provides an introductory exploration into the field of video game design, focusing on the foundational principles, techniques, and tools utilized in the creation of digital interactive experiences. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of game design concepts, including game mechanics, narrative development, level design, and user experience (UX) design. Through hands-on projects and collaborative activities, students will develop the skills necessary to conceptualize, design, and prototype their own video game projects.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand fundamental principles of video game design.

  • Analyze and critique existing video game designs.

  • Apply design thinking processes to develop game concepts.

  • Utilize industry-standard tools and software for game design and development.

  • Create interactive prototypes to demonstrate game mechanics and user experience.

  • Collaborate effectively in interdisciplinary game development teams.

  • Present and communicate game design ideas effectively.


This course provides students with a solid foundation in the principles and practices of video game design, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue further studies or careers in the field of game development. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical application, students will develop a portfolio of game design projects and gain valuable insights into the creative and technical aspects of game development.

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