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YCT 101-W20 | Maine Kids Code: Advanced Game Design + Programing, Ages 12-18

YCT 101-W20 | Maine Kids Code: Advanced Game Design + Programing, Ages 12-18

Wed, 3:30-5:30PM, 1/15-4/29 no class 2/19+4/22, Mechanics Hall 519 Congress St

Maximum Enrollment: 7 LBS

Course Description

Design and Code Your Own Game Presented by the Maine Charitable Mechanics Association. Harness your creativity and become a game designer! Learn to program in Javascript, to make shapes, characters, game mechanics, and creative visuals. After learning the basics of text based programming drawing shapes and animations, you'll learn to program game mechanics like physics, collisions, and mouse and keyboard events. You'll be able to design your own sprites and sprite animations, and build a fully working game that you can run and play on any computer or on the web to share with your friends and family.

You'll be able to:

Design 2D game levels

Create, import, and manipulate sprites and 2D objects

Learn intermediate programming techniques in Javascript

Playtest and iterate on your level, designs to create the perfect gaming experience

This class is for students who are looking for a fun challenge. Previous programming experience is not required, but it is helpful.

TUITION: $245 + FEES: $0

Shane White is an instructional designer specializing in STEM curriculum for kids, teens, and adults. mainemechanicshall.org

All supplies are provided, but you can bring your own laptop.

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