Chances are if you've ever picked up a gaming controller, you've also considered making your own video game. But, many of us shy away from the idea, as the thought of learning how to code and animate sends us running for the hills.

However, what many don't realize is that game development isn't just for creative gurus and coding prodigies.

With the right training, anyone can take the first step toward designing the next indie gaming hit, and the School of Game Design is a solid place to start. Lifetime memberships are currently on sale for US$59 for a limited time.

Ideal for gaming veterans and newcomers alike, the School of Game Design features courses for developers of all skill levels led by expert instructors. You'll have access to more than 120 hours of training from instructors and professionals with over 16 years of game industry experience.

The School of Game Design features easy to follow, step-by-step video training that will take you through the nuts and bolts of using core industry tools, like Unity 3D.

Jump in, and you'll tackle computer modeling and animation techniques and foster skills in both coding and digital artistry.

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Lifetime memberships to the School of Game Design also grant you access to all additional or updated training down the line so that you can continue your gaming education well into the future.

Lifetime subscriptions to the School of Game Design normally retail for US$5,990, but you can sign up today for only US$59, saving more than 90 percent off the usual price.

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