Video Game Development: Unity Racer

Monday November 24, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3 - 10.

Learn to design and program your own video games! This workshop will take beginners through the basics of Unity 3D, a free game development platform used by professional developers all around the world. This workshop will focus on best practices for creating a game in the “Racing” genre, like Mario Kart or Need for Speed.

Web Design

Monday December 1, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8.

The staff of GameStart will show you how to build your own web page! This class will introduce design fundamentals as we explore a number of modern multimedia technologies. Learn to consider the user experience for navigation, readability, and more.

Starcraft Programming

Friday December 5, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-10.

Join us for an introduction to the Galaxy Map Editor and learn to program one of the most sophisticated video games ever created! We will be teaching you the exact same world-class tools and techniques that Blizzard Entertainment used to create the game modes, maps, and animations featured in Starcraft II.

Video Game Development: Unity Fighter

Monday December 8, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-10.

Learn to design and program your own video games! This workshop will take beginners through the basics of Unity 3D, a free game development platform used by professional developers all around the world. This workshop will focus on best practices for creating a game in the “Fighting” genre, like Smash Brothers or Street Fighter.

Minecraft Modding

Friday December 12, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-10

The staff from GameStart will show you how to build Minecraft mods in the Java programming language! Add your own material to Minecraft that occurs naturally, can be crafted into tools, and has its own unique appearance and behavior. When you’re done, you’ll have your own mod for the full, retail version of Minecraft.

Minecraft Programming

Monday December 15, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8

Explore the endless possibilities of Minecraft programming using the Python programming language!

Begin with the basics of navigating 3D space via code. Then work your way up to our automated-city-building programming challenges! Along the way, learn Python concepts like loops, arguments and functions. No prior experience necessary. This hands-on session will be led by the staff from GameStart.