Game Design: Game Maker

This game design program focuses on building a 2D game using Game Maker. For beginners, you can jump right in and use your creativity and don’t need to worry about the code. For the more experienced participants you can learn the built-in scripting programming language called “Game Maker Language”. Highlights include the use of a hands-on game design lab where participants design, customize, construct and test their creations.

Topics & Skills Covered:Goals & Objectives
– Adventure level design
– Brainstorming
– Building design
– Character creation
– Collaboration and communication
– Constructive feedback
– Critical thinking
– Encounter generation
– Environmental storytelling
– Game design principles
– Game Maker Language
– Game testing
– Introduction to 2D game design principles
– Introduction to Game Maker
– Iterative design
– Level design
– Platform level design
– Problem solving
– Puzzle design
– Scope and scale
– Scripting
– Time management
– Gain experience with the Game Maker language
– Learn the Game Maker IDE
– Learn to use templates to start building your own game
– Understand how to build your own video game with Game Maker and learn how to publish it


    Jun 14 - 18 2021


    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Local Time

    • Timezone: America/New_York
    • Date: Aug 23 2021
    • Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Tuition Fees




    Rising Grade Level

    Grades 4-10