Today Valve announced a new project called Pipeline. Its a program that allows teens a hands-on approach to game design. It really serves almost as a resource for anyone who wants to make a career out of a game design.
This seems like an equivalent to an internship program at Valve. Pipeline is going to be a series that dives into different avenues of designing a game such as sound engineering, art, and programming. You’ll even be able to submit your own game design questions via the Pipeline website. Below is a video where Gabe Newell and some young people explain what Pipeline is.
I am always a fan of game developers opening their doors and showing us the inner workings on how games are made. Valve is a company with a unique office culture and management structure, so it’ll be interesting to see where Pipeline goes.
Also, anyone else jealous on how insanely talented some of these kids are?