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ACTION
GAME DESIGN

Tech Camp Course

Create original indie-style games with GameMaker Studio, a complete development environment with a comprehensive set of tools and a built-in, block-based programming language. Use the GameMaker Editors to design rooms, images, sprites, sequences, and tilesets for a final game design.

LOCATION AVAILABILITY

  • All Locations: All Sessions

AGES

  • All
     

SKILL LEVEL

  • Beginner to Advanced

SOFTWARE

  • Gamemaker

BRING FROM HOME

  • 32G Flash Drive

Sky

WHAT WILL I LEARN?


This course is designed for campers to progress at their own pace with content that advances from basic to complex, and may be taken multiple times.
 

  • Basic 2D game design theory

  • Differences & commonalities among various types of action games

  • Troubleshooting & problem solving skills

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WHAT WILL I CREATE?


​A 2D game with original sprites. This may include:

  • Arcade-style game with
    skill levels

  • Maze-style game with obstacles, collectibles, attacks, & enemies

  • Platform-style side-
    scrolling game