Action Game Design

Course Description

Create a fast-paced Action game with GameMaker. Using custom backgrounds, paths, and obstacles, link simple behaviors into complex game logic. Import and create images, sprites, and sounds to make your game unique.

Availability Week 2 | AM | July 6 – 10
Week 4 | AM | July 20 – 24
Ages All
Skill Level Beginner to Advanced
Progressive Content
Course designed for campers to progress at their own pace with content that advances from basic to complex. May be taken multiple times.
Software GameMaker

What will campers learn?

Basic 2D game design theory
Differences and commonalities among various types of action games
Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

What will campers create?

A 2D action game

Virtual Camp Technology Requirements
A fast internet connection, computer, webcam, and microphone are required to participate. Please note, a Chromebook or Netbook like device will not be sufficient for Virtual Tech Camp.

Recommended Computer Specs: Windows 10 | i5 Gen 4 or higher | 4 GB RAM | 40 GB of Free Hard Drive Space