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Courses and Descriptions

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Calling all rainbow gamers! Gather virtually, meet your peers, create art and tell interactive stories in your own way at this fun camp offered by Red River College and New Media Manitoba.

Learn game development and develop new skills from 2SLGBTQIA industry professionals and allies in a safe and supportive environment. Whether your passions and talents lie in drawing, writing, animation, music or programming, you are welcomed.

This live, online camp focuses on tech, art, and creativity and is limited to only 16 seats.

No previous game development experience is required. Come with an open mind, a desire to learn, and see what a powerful creative medium video game development can be.

Age:

13-18

Topics include:

  • Character design – anatomy, composition, proportion and shape
  • What works and what doesn’t work and what you like and don’t like (exploring favourite games and genres)
  • Storytelling – nonlinear and traditional
  • Creating worlds, characters, setting and the rules for that world and how that can be turned into game mechanics
  • Creating sprites and backgrounds – using created images or pre-made, pen and paper images
  • Implementing your characters and backgrounds into a story with mechanics using a game engine
  • Creating narrative games and/or visual novels
  • Using a visual game creator

Materials needed:

  • Computer – PC OR Mac
  • Mouse
  • Microsoft Teams app (included with registration)
  • Internet connection

NOTE: If your child is under the age of 16, please supply your own date of birth in place of theirs.

Textbooks and Booklists

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