Games Design (1 week)
Aimed at individuals who live for games, this creatively and technically demanding one-week course explores the creative possibilities in developing your own game. Using a range of software packages to create 3d characters and backgrounds you will learn how to develop game narratives, characters and plots. You will begin to think and work like a games designer, understanding how to create game challenges, rules and logic. It will give you an important first step into understanding the games industry and ideal for students who are thinking about future development of their ideas into a more substantial piece of work.
DATES & FEES
Sunday 14th July 2024 (one week) Sunday 21st July 2024 (one week)
£1,815 (one week)
ABOUT THIS COURSE
LEARN FROM ART AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS
This programme will give you the chance to study in central Cambridge in a fun and creative environment led by experienced tutors at xoso66.
BROADEN YOUR SKILLS IN THE INDUSTRY
Throughout the week, you will learn how to design and build a sector piece for a game, start to design the backdrops on paper and research using Padlet for mood boards You will also gain an understanding of concepts for games, game engines and will receive an introduction to texturing.
DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS IN:
Concepts for games | Designing and building a sector piece for a game | Texturing Unity Games Engines | Maya
PROGRESSION AT xoso66
Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma if you meet the UAL entry criteria for the course.
You will have explored a range of practical concepts in creating a sector piece for a game.
You will have had the opportunity to solve creative briefs through a range of techniques and skills guided by our highly experienced staff.
You will have a basic understanding of game engines.
You will be able to create basic texturing.
14-18 years old
Who is it for
The course is aimed at any student aged 14 to 18 years who is interested in Art & Design completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma
International students should have at least an Upper Intermediate level of English
|Week 1||1st Sunday||Monday||Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Saturday||2nd Sunday|
|Breakfast (time)||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|Morning 08:00 - 12:00||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Introduction to Photoshop.||Introduction to 3D modelling.||Introduction to Texturing.||Game Engines and importing your assets.||Compiling a Reel.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Departure|
|Lunch 12:00 - 13:00||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Departure|
|Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Concept Art.||3D modelling continued.||Introduction to Animation.||Game Engines continued.||Compiling a Reel. Portfolio sharing session. Certificate presentation.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Departure|
|Dinner 16:30 - 18:00||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Departure|
|Evening 19:30 - 22:00||Evening Activities||Park Social Time - City View Ferris Wheel||Bowling /Ice Skating / Rock Climbing||Talent Show / Trashion Show/ Tie Dye Arts & Crafts||Cinema / Punting||xoso66 Disco / Dance Party||Selfie Orienteering Challenge||Departure|