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.

Minecraft Modding: Hour of Code.

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

This event is intended for grades 3-10

Participate in Hour of Code with GameStart! Learn the fundamentals of coding in the Java programming language through building Minecraft mods. Add your own material to Minecraft that occurs naturally, can be crafted into tools, and has its own unique appearance and behavior! The lesson is designed for people with no prior knowledge to experienced coders.

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.

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.

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! GameStart Staff 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.

Minecraft Blockly

Friday November 21, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 2-5

Get your first taste of programming with a visual approach!

The software developers at GameStart have created a programming environment for our youngest Minecrafters which leverages visual scripting technology developed at Google. Learn the fundamentals of programming with the game you love.

Minecraft Redstone

Monday November 17, 2014: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 2 - 5

The Redstone material found in Minecraft behaves like an electric conduit, allowing players to rig up levers, buttons, and pressure plates. The staff from GameStart will teach you how to create contraptions of increasing complexity and craft clever traps and speedy transit systems while learning the fundamentals of logic.

Roblox

Friday November 14, 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 combine elements of art, design, math, and physics as you learn to make your own video game! You will start by creating your own hero, villain, and in-game props, then you will craft the landscape of their game world with challenging puzzles and thrilling obstacles.

Video Game Development: Unity First Person 3D

Friday November 7, 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.

Syndicate content