Middle School Game Design 1a: Introduction
We all love to play video games but have you ever wanted to build your own? If you are interested in a career in technology but also want a creative outlet, Game Design might be the field for you. Learn how to build a game from the ground up in Middle School Game Design 1, an interactive and hands-on course that will teach you all the ins and outs of making your own game. You will learn the importance of game structure and discover what makes a game fun, challenging, and interesting to players just like you. You will also have the opportunity to explore the design and creative process involved in game creation, learn block-based programs, and experiment with character and story development. As a bonus, you will leave the course with a digital portfolio of everything you created in class.
- Discover the elements that make games so addictive to play.
- Create mini games that show off your skills making sprites, platforms, rewards, feedback, and more!
- Learn how to use Scratch, a block-based programming tool, to design your games.
- Consider what you want people to feel while they play your game.