THIS IS AWESOME
AN UNFORGETTABLE CAMP EXPERIENCE
Are you ready to bring your own role-playing games to life? Learn the ins-and-outs of how RPG games are designed and produced from top to bottom. Through informational activities, tutorials and hands-on experience in our game lab, participants will learn how to develop and implement an RPG game with narratives, dialog, puzzles, and battles in a large gaming world. This program is designed for participants who love games like Minecraft, Dungeons & Dragons, Pokemon, Kingdom Hearts & Final Fantasy and who want to build their own gaming adventures. Some computer familiarity is helpful, all skill levels are welcome.
- Discover how to create your own unique RPG characters
- Explore map creation to illustrate a vibrant world
- Explore the game design process
- Learn to create balanced encounters & battles
- Learn to design an engaging dungeon-crawler with RPG Maker
- Create your own encounters and maps of varying complexity to share
- Develop a dungeon crawler in RPG Maker
- Develop games and characters appropriate for a shared setting
- Share & collaborate using constructive feedback to produce high quality experiences
- Adventure level design
- Building design
- Character creation
- Collaboration and communication
- Constructive feedback
- Critical thinking
- Encounter generation
- Environmental storytelling
- Game design principles
- Game testing
- Introduction to 2D game design principles
- Introduction to RPG Maker
- Iterative design
- Level design
- Platform level design
- Problem solving
- Puzzle design
- Scope and scale
- Time management
Primary Computer Device:
- Windows 8, 10 or 11
Additional Tech Used:
- Web Camera
- RPG Maker VX Ace
Character and Concept Artist
Digital Media Specialist
- How to create unique RPG characters
- Map creation and world-building
- Game design process
- Designing balanced encounters and battles
- Using RPG Maker game design software
- Creating an engaging dungeon-crawler
- Storytelling and narrative development in RPGs
- Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
- Teamwork and collaboration in game design
- Digital art and graphic design skills for game creation
- Create your own heroes and villains with epic powers!
- Design maps and worlds that are out of this world!
- Battle it out with your friends and learn to create balanced fights!
- Play your own game and show it off to your family and friends!
- Learn to tell stories that will keep people on the edge of their seat!
- Get to use the coolest game design software: RPG Maker!
- Work with a team to create a game that’s even better than Fortnite!
- Discover how to create dungeons that will make Indiana Jones jealous!
- Learn to use your imagination and creativity in new ways!
- Have a blast while learning new skills that will be super helpful in the future!
Q: What is Game Design with RPG Maker summer camp?
A: Game Design with RPG Maker is a summer camp program offered by Fleming Tech Camps that teaches kids the basics of game design, using RPG Maker game design software.
Q: Who is this camp for?
A: The camp is designed for kids who are interested in game design and want to learn how to create their own RPG games. It’s suitable for campers entering 4th to 10th grade.
Q: What will the kids learn in this camp?
A: The kids will learn how to create unique RPG characters, design maps and worlds, create balanced battles, and use RPG Maker software to create an engaging dungeon-crawler game. They will also learn about storytelling, problem-solving, critical thinking, and digital art and graphic design skills.
Q: Is the camp only for kids who are experienced in game design?
A: No, the camp is suitable for kids of all levels, including beginners who have no prior experience in game design.
Q: What RPG Maker software will the kids use in the camp?
A: The kids will use RPG Maker VX Ace.
Q: Are there any prerequisites for the camp?
A: No, there are no prerequisites for the camp. The only requirement is that the kids have an interest in game design and a desire to learn.