Game Design Workshop

Game Design Workshop

Ages: 10+

$30 / hour

Develop a video game from the ground up through a series of lessons and challenges. Apply concepts in mathematics, computer science, game design and copyright law to create a unique product ready for digital distribution.

Individualized for age and experience in a small-group setting (student to teacher ratio of 6 to 1).

Schedule:
Saturdays from 1 to 3 pm

Spring 2019 Calendar:
January 12th, 19th and 26th
February 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd
March 23rd and 30th
April 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
May 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th

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Course Details

Tools

GameMaker Studio 2 enables professional game development through a visual, drag-and-drop interface. It has been used to develop popular commercial games such as Undertale and Hyper Light Drifter.

Objectives

In these workshops, students will develop a unique video game consisting of sprites, objects, rooms and sound effects.

Key Skills

Through these workshops, students will use variables and expressions, control loops, conditional logic, angles of rotation, the coordinate plane, copyright law and GameMaker Studio 2 to develop a video game for digital distribution.