Intro to Game Design (Wednesday) – Term 4 2021 (Collegiate)
October 27 @ 3:45 pm - December 1 @ 5:15 pm$220
6 Sessions: 3:45pm to 5:15pm
Levels Available: Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
NB: This course is a CodeHer (Girls Only) course open to any female student
The first part of our gaming courses using GameMaker Studio 2. In this course kids will have the chance to learn about game design, sprites, animations, levels, etc.
Levels Available: (Each level is a separate enrolment)
- Level 101
Introducing the software Game Maker Studio 2, here we explore the layout of the program and what everything does. Through the creation of 2 games this course focuses on the basic concepts around game design, sprites, collision events and more.
- Level 102
Here we continue to develop their knowledge of Game Design through the creation of maze style games. Using more complex controls, enemies, player tracking, multiple rooms etc
- Level 103
In this course they will take their gaming design skills to the next level with the introduction of scrolling backgrounds, simple AI mechanics, complex collision events, sprite changes, and much more in the aim of creating a scrolling shooter game of their own creation.
- Level 104
The final of our Intro to Game Design levels, here they will express what they have learnt through the creation of platformer style games using more complex controls, gravity, player tracking, multiple rooms etc.