Breakwater School

Coding Games for Gamers

Grades 5-9

Coding Games for Gamers

This game design experience focuses on building a 2D game using Game Maker. For beginners, you can use block-based programming to customize your creations in game. More experienced participants you can try out the integrated scripting language. Highlights include the use of a hands-on game design lab where participants design, customize, construct and test their creations. No coding experience necessary, beginners should be familiar with computer use.

No camp on Monday, July 4

Goals and Learning Objectives
  • Gain experience with the Game Maker language
  • Learn the Game Maker IDE to create custom programming
  • Learn to use create simple games and program things like controls
  • Understand how to build your own video game with Game Maker and learn how to publish it
Hardware

Primary Computer Device:

  • Windows 8, 10 or 11
  • or Mac OS

 

Additional Required Tech:

  • Headphones
  • Microphone
  • Web Camera
Software
  • Game Maker

Location

Breakwater School
Portland, ME
Website
https://www.flemingcamps.com/camp-locations/breakwater-school/

Date

June 27 - July 08

Time

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Goals and Learning Objectives
  • Gain experience with the Game Maker language
  • Learn the Game Maker IDE to create custom programming
  • Learn to use create simple games and program things like controls
  • Understand how to build your own video game with Game Maker and learn how to publish it
Hardware

Primary Computer Device:

  • Windows 8, 10 or 11
  • or Mac OS

 

Additional Required Tech:

  • Headphones
  • Microphone
  • Web Camera
Software
  • Game Maker

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