Video Game Design with GameMaker (Online Camp)
Dates: July 14 - 18, 2021
Audience: This camp is recommended for students grades 9 - 12.
Interested in making your own video games but don't know where to start? In this camp we will cover the game development engine GameMaker.
Instruction will include a combination of live online interactions with NIU faculty and staff, along with recorded videos, and downloadable step-by-step instruction.
Skill level: Beginner to intermediate
In this camp you will:
- Learn GameMaker design software
- Design a video game
- Explore popular video games
- Learn the essentials of game design
- Create game characters
- Invent game goals and rules
- Design a game interface
- Create sound effects
Computer Hardware and Software Requirements: View this list of minimum requirements for attending the GameMaker camp.
Time: 12PM to 4PM
Location: This is an online camp delivered by Northern Illinois University, Digital Convergence Lab. To access this camp you will need a stable internet connection and a computer that meets the computer hardware and software requirements. Students will receive a login to an online webinar tool and the learning management system before the start of camp.
Program Fees: $159
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815-753-0673 for more information.
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