X

TheFeed

Professor Mike Capps From Epic Games Tells You How To Break Into The Game Industry: G4U

KevinG4
5 Comments

Posted September 12, 2011 - By Kevin Kelly

Mike Capps isn't just the president at Gears of War powerhouse Epic Games, he's also a bonafide professor. In fact, while he taught at the Naval Postgraduate School, he was also the producer, designer, and lead programmer on America's Army. Here, he holds class and gives you frank advice about getting a job in the video game industry.

How To Get A Job In Videogames: Mike Capps From Epic Games »


Namely, get out there and create your own games! He encourages you to use the free Unreal Development Kit and to get your hands dirty by making your own games with a passion. There are plenty of other free tools out there that will allow you to do the same thing, so assemble your own team, and see if you have what it takes to build a game from scratch.

Keep your browser tuned to G4 all week as we keep bringing you G4 University, and at the end of the week we'll have a guide for you that rounds up all of the information, and gives you the perfect places to start looking, along with some helpful tips. 

Professor Mike Capps From Epic Games Tells You How To Break Into The Game Industry: G4U
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/716233/professor-mike-capps-from-epic-games-tells-you-how-to-break-into-the-game-industry-g4u/
http://images.g4tv.com/ImageDb3/282650_LGST/g4-university.jpg
Video_55156

ADVERTISEMENT

  • Will Work For Games: Bethesda Concept Artist

    Posted: December 4, 2008

    17,669 Views | 02:45 | 2 Comments

  • How To Get A Job In Videogames: Chris Metzen From Blizzard

    Posted: September 15, 2011

    15,437 Views | 01:46

  • Will Work For Games: Sound Designer

    Posted: February 1, 2008

    7,468 Views | 02:09 | 1 Comment

  • Sessler's Soapbox: Career Day

    Posted: September 12, 2011

    16,472 Views | 06:48

  • Will Work For Games: Videogame Composer Inon Zur

    Posted: April 11, 2011

    9,791 Views | 02:53

AdChoices