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Greg Wondra's Blog


Greg Wondra is an 11 year game design veteran and currently an instructor of game design to High School juniors and seniors in Bakersfield, CA.

In the past he's worked at Nickelodeon, Spark Unlimited, KingsIsle, Zindagi Games, and Kush Games.

Past credits include:

  • Monkeyquest
  • Lost Planet 3
  • Wizard 101
  • Sports Champions
  • Major League Baseball 2K8
  • Major League Baseball 2K7
  • Major League Baseball 2K6
  • Major League Baseball 2K5

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Posted by Greg Wondra on Thu, 09 Mar 2017 09:59:00 EST in Design
In this blog, I talk about life beyond the gaming studio for a long time game designer. I talk about what the experience has been like for me (transforming into the world of education) and what others can expect should they be looking to make a change.

An argument for competency over qualifications in hiring practices.

Posted by Greg Wondra on Mon, 09 Feb 2015 02:28:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
How a career in game design ends.....

Why do we work in this industry? For love or money? A 10 year vet ponders...

Greg Wondra's Comments

Comment In: [News - 05/31/2018 - 04:00]

We all have differing experiences ...

We all have differing experiences in the industry. I 've had some wonderful experiences and some not so great experiences. Regardless, I appreciate this well-written article for shedding additional light on the issues at play. After 12 years in the industry and now 2 years out well, I TEACH game ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/09/2017 - 09:59]

Thanks for sharing, Starla. If ...

Thanks for sharing, Starla. If the gaming industry has taught me 's that nothing is a sure bet. I know that year 1 for me in Career Technical Education has gone well....but I hear you, things can change rapidly...and I am painfully aware of that. r n r nWhere ...

Comment In: [Blog - 12/22/2016 - 10:48]

My question is this.....what was ...

My question is this.....what was it like to work with Miyamoto

Comment In: [News - 12/22/2016 - 10:15]

These are awesome ...

These are awesome

Comment In: [Blog - 09/28/2016 - 09:55]

This......a million times, this. ...

This......a million times, this.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/19/2016 - 05:27]

Followed you through the years ...

Followed you through the years here, Josh. I agree with what you are saying here and I do believe you 've earned your stripes to come across as elitist even though I know you 're not that way . I think you make a ton of valid points in your ...