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.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details