Video Game Store

Introduction

Are you interested in working in a video game store?
Here are some details!

For a sales clerk, which is someone that will help customers find the 

Average Pay: $8.60 an hour, minimum wage

Many game stores have gone out of business and it does not look like that trend is changing anytime soon

Education is little for this position

Task

Do you think being a sales clerk in a game store would be fun? You get to surround yourself with the hot new games, that sounds fun to me! Let's see what duties you would have as a sales clerk. 

Process
  1.  A customer comes in looking for an action based zombie survival video game for the Xbox 1. Which of the three games would you suggest to him. 
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battlefield_1
     

  2.  Your customer bought a video game that cost $8.74. He gave you a $20 bill and you owe him $11.26 in change. How many of each bill/coin do you give the customer, using the least amount possible. 
     
    Bill/Coin Number
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    Image result for quarter Quarter  
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    3. Your customer bought two video game that cost $21.93. He gave you a $30 and you owe him $8.07 in change. How many of each bill/coin do you give the customer, using the least amount possible.

    Bill/Coin Number needed
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    Image result for dime Dime  
    Image result for nickel Nickel  
    Image result for penny Penny  

    4. A customer is looking to buy her son a video game for Christmas. She said her son is 8 years old and loves sports. She said that his favorite sport to play is soccer. Which game would be best for her son?

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Party_8

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wii_Sports_Resort

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_%26_Sonic_at_the_London_2012_Olympic_Games

    5. Place these sports games in alphabetical order. Place the appropriate number under the video game. 

     

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    6. Write the name of the game beside the appropriate category. 

    Genres:
    Action Shooting: 
    Action Role Play: 
    Sports: 
    Strategy: 
    Video Games

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    https://en.wikipedia.org
    /wiki/Madden_NFL_19

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    https://en.wikipedia.org
    /wiki/Diablo_III
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    https://en.wikipedia.org
    /wiki/Aven_Colony
    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Xbox One Standard Edition
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    /Call_of_Duty:_Black_Ops_4

     

Evaluation

What did you think?

1. One thing you enjoy about this position?

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2. One thing you do not enjoy about this position?

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3. Rate of enjoyment: ____________________

 

Conclusion

Lets look at other careers within the video game world. There might be other positions you enjoy!!

Highlight positions or information that interest you. 

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/video-game-jobs-525965

 

Is there any position(s) that you think you would enjoy?

1. _______________________

2. _______________________

3. _______________________

Credits

Let's learn more about video game designers:

https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Careers/Occupations/occupation-profile.aspx?keyword=Video%20Game%20Designers&onetcode=15119911&location=UNITED%20STATES

Quiz:

On average how much do game designers make a year? ________________

What does the career outcome look like? _______________

How much education is needed? ________________

 

Let's now learn how to become one