Power up and discover what it takes to create a unique video game universe. Learn about gameplay, game mechanics and designing for specific audience segments. Advance from paper prototype to playable demo. Explore the roles of level designer, character artist and junior programmer. Then use MultiMedia Fusion 2 to create and beta-test your own mini game.
Take your game design skills to the next level. Go deep with Multimedia Fusion 2 as you leverage logic, math and physics principles to achieve high-impact effects. Learn to assemble cut-scenes to develop plot and character. Create custom sound and animation. Then collaborate with your fellow designers to build, debug and beta-test an original game to take home.
Video Game Design Advanced is for campers with previous experience in Video Game Design. While it’s not required for campers to have taken Intro to Video Game design at Galileo Summer Quest, it is recommended.
Discover the wonders of the web as you build your own site. Use Wix to make your website vision a reality, refining the design, functionality and user experience. Learn the basics of programming, debugging and imbedding widgets – including games, photos and videos. Publish a one-of-a-kind site to the web that you can continue using and improving throughout the summer and beyond.
Step into the future and learn about robot technology. Design, build and program your own Lego robots using Lego Mindstorms NXT. Explore the relationship between programmer and machine as you customize responsive, intelligent “bots.” Program your robot to search, navigate, capture and compete in a series of challenges.