Video Game Design Level 2

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Video Game Design Level 2 is an intermediate course designed for kids who have a foundational understanding of game design and wish to deepen their skills. This course builds on the basics learned in Level 1, introducing more complex game mechanics, advanced design tools, and basic coding. Students will work on creating more sophisticated games, enhancing their technical abilities and creative thinking.

Who Can Take This course?

  • Kids aged 9-13 who have completed Video Game Design Level 1 or have equivalent experience.
  • Young learners eager to deepen their game design skills and explore more complex game creation.

Goals

  • Expand knowledge of game design and development.
  • Introduce basic coding concepts for game scripting.
  • Develop more advanced game mechanics and features.
  • Foster teamwork and collaborative game development.

Prerequisites

  • Completion of Video Game Design Level 1 or similar introductory game design course.
  • Basic understanding of game design concepts and beginner-level coding.
  • Review and Advanced Concepts
    • Brief review of Level 1 concepts.
    • Introduction to advanced game mechanics and principles.
  • Advanced Game Design Software
    • Transition to more advanced game design tools (e.g., GameMaker, Unity for Kids).
    • Setting up and navigating the development environment.
  • Coding in Game Design
    • Introduction to basic programming concepts (variables, loops, conditionals).
    • Scripting behaviors and interactions in games.
  • Creating Levels and Challenges
    • Designing and building multi-level games.
    • Adding complexity and difficulty progression.
  • Enhancing Graphics and Animation
    • Improving character and environment designs.
    • Techniques for advanced animations and movements.
  • Adding Advanced Sound and Music
    • Creating and integrating custom sound effects and music.
    • Utilizing audio to enhance the gameplay experience.
  • Multiplayer and Collaboration
    • Introduction to multiplayer game design concepts.
    • Collaborative game development with peers.
  • Final Project and Presentation
    • Developing a complete, more complex game.
    • Preparing and presenting the game to classmates and parents.
  • Advanced Learning: Builds on foundational skills to introduce more complex game design and coding concepts.
  • Enhanced Creativity: Encourages kids to create more detailed and intricate game worlds, characters, and stories.
  • Coding Skills: Introduces basic programming skills that are essential for more advanced game design.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Fosters teamwork through group projects and collaborative game development.
  • Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Enhances problem-solving and critical thinking through more complex game mechanics and debugging.
  • Showcase Event: A final showcase where kids present their completed, more complex games, demonstrating their improved skills and creativity.

About this Course

  • Duration 4 Weeks
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Level Beginner
  • Price UGX 450,000 300,000
  • Age 8 – 16 years

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