Video Game Development

No Code Video Game Development & Design

Sprites are Great

Students will have the chance to customize game templates, engage with the latest captivating games, and enjoy multiplayer gaming experiences with their peers. Additionally, our instructors will provide guidance and support for publishing games to app stores and online platforms.


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of our
Video Game Development
& Design Course

Week 1: Introduction to Game Development Basics

  • Understand the fundamentals of game design and development.
  • Explore the basic principles of game mechanics and player interaction.
  • Learn how to navigate and utilize the chosen software tools effectively.

Week 2: Conceptualizing Your Game Idea

  • Brainstorm and develop a clear concept for your game project.
  • Learn techniques for creating compelling game narratives and themes.
  • Understand the importance of prototyping and iteration in game design.

Week 3: Game Assets and Graphics Design

  • Explore methods for creating or sourcing game assets, including sprites, backgrounds, and animations.
  • Learn basic graphic design principles and tools for creating visually appealing game elements.
  • Understand the importance of consistency and cohesion in visual design.

Week 4: Level Design and Environment Creation

  • Learn how to design engaging game levels and environments.
  • Utilize tools within the software to create terrain, structures, and obstacles.
  • Understand the principles of level flow and pacing in game design.

Week 5: Character Design and Animation

  • Explore techniques for designing and animating game characters.
  • Learn how to create character spritesheets and animations using no-code tools.
  • Understand character behavior and movement mechanics in game design.

Week 6: Introduction to Buildbox: Basics and Interface

  • Gain familiarity with the Buildbox interface and workflow.
  • Learn how to set up scenes, add objects, and configure properties.
  • Understand the role of nodes and logic in creating game mechanics.

Week 7: Building Gameplay Mechanics with Buildbox

  • Explore advanced features of Buildbox for implementing game mechanics.
  • Learn how to create player controls, enemy AI, and interactive elements.
  • Understand how to utilize events and actions to trigger in-game behaviors.

Week 8: Integrating Minecraft Elements into Your Game

  • Learn how to incorporate Minecraft elements into your game design.
  • Explore techniques for creating voxel-based environments and objects.
  • Understand how to leverage Minecraft's unique mechanics for gameplay.

Week 9: Playtesting and Iteration

  • Learn the importance of playtesting and feedback in game development.
  • Understand how to gather and analyze feedback from playtesters.
  • Iterate on your game design based on playtest results to improve gameplay experience.

Week 10: Polishing and Optimization

  • Explore techniques for polishing your game, including graphics, sound, and user interface.
  • Learn optimization strategies to improve game performance and efficiency.
  • Understand how to ensure compatibility and usability across different platforms.

Week 11: Marketing and Distribution Strategies

  • Learn about different marketing channels and strategies for promoting your game.
  • Explore methods for distributing and monetizing your game, including app stores and online platforms.
  • Understand the importance of building a community and engaging with players.

Week 12: Final Project Showcase and Reflection

  • Showcase your completed game project to the class and receive feedback.
  • Reflect on your learning journey and achievements throughout the course.
  • Discuss next steps and opportunities for further exploration in game development.

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