Minecraft: Adventure Design
Are you up to building the ultimate Minecraft adventure? Learn how to design, build and create your own Minecraft minigames and adventure maps in this highly interactive program, as you cooperate and compete against others with fun level design challenges. Our expert instructors will help you explore your creativity and problem-solving skills as you navigate the various construction challenges while working with Minecraft as your primary design engine. You’ll learn about game design techniques and work to create fun, yet challenging game maps. Your adventures will focus on worlds that feature collaboration, competition and fast-paced decision making. All Minecraft skill levels are welcome. This offering can be taken multiple times, each session is unique.
Goals and Learning Objectives
- Learn the basic primer on redstone circuits and devices
- Understand how to design and build an adventure map
- Learn principles of creating a dynamic and interesting 3D game world
- Learn about constructing 3D adventure maps and minigames
- Understand the range of genres, aesthetic issues, and technical challenges within Minecraft
- Understand the principles of game design
Projects and Activities
- Brainstorm and develop different game ideas
- Build puzzles, minigames, and arenas in Minecraft
- Share & review games in Minecraft using constructive feedback
- Scout locations in a virtual world to create your ideal adventure
- Use Redstone circuits and machines to enhance creations
Primary Computer Device:
- Windows 8, 10 or 11
- or Mac OS
- or Chromebook
- or iPad
Additional Tech Used:
- Web Camera
- Minecraft Education Edition
More Information About This Camp
Topics and Skills Covered
- 3D design
- Adventure games
- Adventure level design
- Building design
- Collaboration and communication
- Constructive feedback
- Critical thinking
- Encounter generation
- Environmental storytelling
- Game design principles
- Game testing
- Iterative design
- Level design
- Minecraft game and level design
- Platform level design
- Problem solving
- Puzzle design
- Scope and scale
- Time management
Cool & Funny Things
Top 10 Things You’ll Love About Minecraft: Adventure Design Summer Camp
- Get to be a Minecraft master, building and designing like a pro!
- Learn about cool new Minecraft updates and tricks.
- Create your own unique Minecraft world and show it off to your friends.
- Learn how to make redstone circuits and devices and become a real-life engineer!
- Work with new friends to design and build amazing adventures together.
- Be the next big Minecraft streamer and show off your skills to the world!
- Learn the secrets of game design and make your own Minecraft minigames.
- Impress your friends with your new-found knowledge about different genres, aesthetics, and technical challenges in Minecraft!
- Have a blast playing and learning, all at the same time!
- And the coolest thing of all, you’ll get to bring home your own custom-made Minecraft adventure map within Fleming Tech Camp campground!
Careers That Relate to This Camp
- Architecture and interior design
- Web development and website design
- Computer programming and software development
- Digital marketing and advertising
- Animation and 3D modeling
- Data analysis and visualization
- Interactive media design
- Virtual and augmented reality development
- Robotics and automation engineering
- UX/UI design and user experience research