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Video Game Development

Learn the ins and outs of this exciting and expanding industry. From beginner to guru, our coaches help you to develop the knowledge and experience you need to succeed as a game developer.

Video Game Development Programs

Activities & training for all levels.

Intro to Video Game Dev.

This 90-minute introduction will blow your mind and get your imagination spinning with current and future video game development and applications!
  • Learn about the 3 aspects of Video Game Development: Game Design, Digital Art and Programming.
  • Imagine and plan your own ideas for a video game.
  • Make it a reality with Level 1 and 2 courses!

Level 1 Video Game Dev.

Start your game development career! Explore game development using a professional video game engine.

Students will complete a basic video game using their own designs as well as pre-defined assets.

Course Outline:

  • Week 1 (Class 1.1): Game Design Concepts
  • Week 2 (Class 1.2): Basics of Krita
  • Week 3 (Class 1.3): Basics of Unreal Visual Scripting
  • Week 4 (Class 1.4): Learn to use Blender

Students in this course will create a video game that they can play and share!  When finished, each student will be ready to expand their knowledge with the Level 2 course.

This Level 1 course starts the first week of every month and is offered on both on Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings.  Please register online to reserve your space or make us aware of the change so we may do so for you.

COMPLETION OF LEVEL 1 3D GAME DEVELOPMENT IS A PREREQUISITE FOR ANY LEVEL 2 SESSIONS

Level 2 Video Game Dev.

Create a more advanced game of your own design! Learn the key foundational elements of game development.

Students will gain an in depth understanding of programming and begin learning basic digital design and art skills. Each of these multi-week sessions build on skills learned in Level 1.  You can take a few, all, or hop in and out as you desire!  When students complete all sessions, they will have a polished video game ready to share, play and compete.

Level 2 student teams are invited to participate in our annual Shark-Tank event, where they prepare and present their game to a panel of commercial video game executives, competing for awards, internships, scholarships and prizes.

Session 2.1: Colliders and Triggers (3 weeks)

Session 2.2: Basic 3D Modeling with Blender (3 Weeks)

Session 2.3: Inputs Programming (2 weeks)

Session 2.4: Texturing a 3D Model (2 weeks)

Session 2.5: Level Design (2 weeks)

Session 2.6: UI Design (2 weeks)

Session 2.7: UI Programming (3 weeks)

Session 2.8: Animation in a Game Engine (2 weeks)

Session 2.9: Programming Audio (2 weeks)

Session 2.10: Game Physics (2 weeks)

Session 2.11: Lighting (2 weeks)

Session 2.12: Materials and Shaders (2 weeks)

This Level 2 course has rolling enrollment.  You may register for any of the sessions as they are scheduled, regardless if you had completed the prior Level 2 sessions.

Classes take place on Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings.  If you are unable to make a session of the class it can be made up on the alternate day it is offered. Please register online to reserve your space or make us aware of the change so we may do so for you.

COMPLETION OF LEVEL 1 GAME DEV IS A PREREQUISITE FOR ANY LEVEL 2 SESSIONS

Private Training for Students or Workforce Development Programs

Virtual and Augmented Reality

Two 2-hour sessions in this introductory course to the new age of video game design. Imagine and learn how to incorporate new technologies into your video game development skill-set.

  • Leave with a copy of your own creation to show family and friends
  • Try printing an object you created in Virtual Reality.
  • Private, Group, or Class

These courses are only available by request

Request Private Training

Intro to Video Game Dev.

This 90-minute introduction will blow your mind and get your imagination spinning with current and future video game development and applications!
  • Learn about the 3 aspects of Video Game Development: Game Design, Digital Art and Programming.
  • Imagine and plan your own ideas for a video game.
  • Make it a reality with Level 1 and 2 courses!

Level 1 Video Game Dev.

Start your game development career! Explore game development using a professional video game engine.

Students will complete a basic video game using their own designs as well as pre-defined assets.

Course Outline:

  • Week 1 (Class 1.1): Game Design Concepts
  • Week 2 (Class 1.2): Basics of Krita
  • Week 3 (Class 1.3): Basics of Unreal Visual Scripting
  • Week 4 (Class 1.4): Learn to use Blender

Students in this course will create a video game that they can play and share!  When finished, each student will be ready to expand their knowledge with the Level 2 course.

This Level 1 course starts the first week of every month and is offered on both on Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings.  Please register online to reserve your space or make us aware of the change so we may do so for you.

COMPLETION OF LEVEL 1 3D GAME DEVELOPMENT IS A PREREQUISITE FOR ANY LEVEL 2 SESSIONS

Level 2 Video Game Dev.

Create a more advanced game of your own design! Learn the key foundational elements of game development.

Students will gain an in depth understanding of programming and begin learning basic digital design and art skills. Each of these multi-week sessions build on skills learned in Level 1.  You can take a few, all, or hop in and out as you desire!  When students complete all sessions, they will have a polished video game ready to share, play and compete.

Level 2 student teams are invited to participate in our annual Shark-Tank event, where they prepare and present their game to a panel of commercial video game executives, competing for awards, internships, scholarships and prizes.

Session 2.1: Colliders and Triggers (3 weeks)

Session 2.2: Basic 3D Modeling with Blender (3 Weeks)

Session 2.3: Inputs Programming (2 weeks)

Session 2.4: Texturing a 3D Model (2 weeks)

Session 2.5: Level Design (2 weeks)

Session 2.6: UI Design (2 weeks)

Session 2.7: UI Programming (3 weeks)

Session 2.8: Animation in a Game Engine (2 weeks)

Session 2.9: Programming Audio (2 weeks)

Session 2.10: Game Physics (2 weeks)

Session 2.11: Lighting (2 weeks)

Session 2.12: Materials and Shaders (2 weeks)

This Level 2 course has rolling enrollment.  You may register for any of the sessions as they are scheduled, regardless if you had completed the prior Level 2 sessions.

Classes take place on Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings.  If you are unable to make a session of the class it can be made up on the alternate day it is offered. Please register online to reserve your space or make us aware of the change so we may do so for you.

COMPLETION OF LEVEL 1 GAME DEV IS A PREREQUISITE FOR ANY LEVEL 2 SESSIONS

Private Training for Students or Workforce Development Programs

Virtual and Augmented Reality

Two 2-hour sessions in this introductory course to the new age of video game design. Imagine and learn how to incorporate new technologies into your video game development skill-set.

  • Leave with a copy of your own creation to show family and friends
  • Try printing an object you created in Virtual Reality.
  • Private, Group, or Class

These courses are only available by request

Request Private Training

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