Introduction to game design

Course Dates: 24/11/18
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: Alex Gregory

Learn how to make computer games with no coding skills. An exciting one-day introduction.


What is the course about?

Learn how to make computer games with no coding skills. An introduction to the development of computer games using the software Construct2.

What will we cover?

• Make a simple game that can be played on your desktop or smart phone.
• Make a game using an intuitive game making tool called Construct 2. (no coding skills required)
• Design a game by using basic game design principles.
• Prototype a game on paper within a group.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

By the end of the class you will have created a 2D computer game that can be played on a desktop computer and mobile device.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should have some experience in using a PC or MAC but no previous experience is required.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Lectures/demonstrations. Hands-on exercises.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Bring a pen and paper and a USB memory stick to save your work.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Make your first Android mobile app., introduction to Unity3D, introduction to creative coding with Processing, introduction to C#, introduction to Python.

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Customer Reviews 3 item(s)

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Excellent course. Well taught. Really keeps you interested from beginning to end. Should be a follow up!
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Review by Mick / (Posted on 08/10/2017)
The course was friendly, accessible and helpful, but I was hoping for group work, ideas, and discussion which was very limited. This was at least in part due to the low number of students
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Review by Jon / (Posted on 05/02/2017)
Really good course and the tutor is a natural.
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Review by PT / (Posted on 13/10/2015)

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Course Code: CGML01

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Sat, day, 24 Nov - 24 Nov '18

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £99.00
Senior fee: £79.00
Concession: £50.00
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