Adventures in Game Design

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Showcase your personality by creating a game that’s as unique as yourself. Learn how to bring your ideas and stories to life.

Discover the immersive world of game development and learn key game design principles including game theory, character creation, digital storytelling, and publishing. You’ll build and customize game elements using Adobe Photoshop and practice problem-solving. You’ll design creative solutions in a supportive community of burgeoning designers. At the end of the week, you can take your creation home to share with friends and family.

Hardware and Software

Adobe Photoshop + Game Salad + Stencyl

Ages

9-12

Camp Days

1 Week (Mon - Fri)

Staff Ratio

8:1

Daily Camp Hours

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Number of Students

16

REQUIRED Prerequisites

None

What Students Learn
  • How to create game elements, such as characters and game items.

  • The basics of how to use Stencyl and Adobe Photoshop

  • Foundational game design principles

  • Interactive storytelling, game design, character creation, and publishing

  • The design thinking process to unleash your inner designer

  • How to build various mobile games

What Students Create
  • Sprite-based 2D platforming games

  • Original and playable 2D puzzle games

  • Backgrounds and characters

  • Several coding scripts

Price (AUD)

$1350

Came Overview + Schedule

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Tuition Includes

  • Personalized Feedback + Student Achievement Report

  • Diploma or Certificate of Completion

  • Low staff to student ratios

  • Take home select technology hardware

  • Alumni Club Benefits

Friday Showcase

At the end of each week, attendees can invite their family and friends to join us for a showcase celebration to share their final projects. Learn more about the fun and exciting activities your child experienced during the week and have an opportunity to meet your child’s instructor. Presentations vary by course topic and instructors will highlight some of the important concepts covered during the week and possible next steps to continue your child’s learning. Arrive early as showcase begins at 3:00 pm and is typically finished by 4:00 pm.