Game Design 1

1a: Introduction

We 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 this interactive and hands-on course that will teach you all the ins and outs of making your own game.

 

Required Materials

Software

  • Word processing software
  • Scratch (login required)

 

1b: Creating a Game

It’s time to take your Game Design knowledge up a level! You built your game design skills and Scratch techniques in the first part of this course. By the end, you wrote your game design document. Now you are ready to start developing that game! You’ll create details and add component pieces in a game while learning to prototype, troubleshoot, and test.

 

Required Materials

Physical

  • Video recording device
  • Art supplies
  • Pen and paper

Software

Other

  • A friend or family member

Optional

  • Drawing software