Game Design

Intro to Game Design and Development

Available for Grades: 9-12

This is a project-based game design course which teaches students the basics of programming through game design. Students work through online modules regarding the history of game design, industry terminology, game theory, documentation, developing characters & story, level design, game mechanics, game development careers, intellectual properties, and ethics in video games. After customizing their own game in a drag-n-drop environment, students will move forward to follow guided tutorials teaching them how to work with Microsoft Visual Studio on programming games using C#. 

Advanced Game Design and Development

Available for Grades: 10-12

This course is an intermediate level course that continues on with programming games using C#, where the introduction course left off. Students will continue advancing their programming skills and develop their own video game. 

*Course availability may vary

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