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Is Game Devlopment a good career in 2021

Hey There,

Tired and exhausted Dev's. I am Tirth here your one and only game blogger here.So, today we are taking about something serious its about my or your career, that is game dev a good and demanding career in 2021. Share your answer in the comments down below.

So, first let's talk about our main interest, that is salary:
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Video game designers earn an average of $40.13 per hour, monthly salary start from $3,559 and go up to $11,227. A average game developer makes $78,499 per year? That's valued at $37.74 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $59,000 and $103,000, meaning game developers have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles.
Though being a Gamedevloper is as hard as anyother field in coding or programming.You have bear the stress and invest your time learning it, and after all of that you will get your results.

Now comes the demand for game dev:
Demand for Video Game Designers is expected to go up, with an expected 7,940 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 11.59 percent over the next few years.
Personal requirements for a Games Developer
Aptitude for computing.
Creative and artistic flair.
Commitment to understanding and using new technology.
Good communication skills.
Aptitude for drawing.
Understanding of colour and form.
Able to work as part of a team.

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Thnks(in slang opps)

Top comments (3)

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Muhammad Hasnain

Game development is an extremely challenge field with low reward. These guys are usually overworked and underpaid and due to bad management, years of work could result in a flop and thus hate towards the "devs."

It is also far more complex than web development could ever be. Not only do you need a great grasp of math but you would be usually working hundreds of developers on a codebase that has millions and millions of lines of code. The games we play today are behemoths and engineering marvels.

If you are going to write shaders and graphics you'll need even more math. What about AI or even ML if you want your enemies to learn. The chart you shared it a chart for pro developers usually working in AAA or near AAA industries.

Indie gaming should be done as a hobby, at least in start. You'll have to model things, create music, write story, dialogs, record dialogs, rig and animate stuff but people do it because they simply love to do it.

PS, I see you are 13. If you focus on your studies, especially Math and Physic, no doubt you can become a great game developer. What I shared were the things that I heard, I hope you become a developer and get to experience great culture.

Thanks for writing this.

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DrakeYounger • Edited

I think it's still possible to make a good career in this field. I know a couple of my friends who started their journey as game developers, and they're satisfied with it. I've dreamed about it too, but unfortunately, I failed when I had the opportunity to join. Now I'm still coding but not in the game industry field. Funny fact is that I finally became a broker after 4 years of studying on finances&business. You can read at about my current occupation. I've never thought that I'd become a broker someday, lol

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Hello, There