Game Development

Who Should Join?

Intermediate to Advanced learners looking to apply their existing programming knowledge and skills to game development project work.

Perfect for those who enjoy playing games or simulations and are looking for an opportunity to start building more advanced skills to help bring their ideas into reality.

What Will You Learn?

Principles of Game Design

Applications of Knowledge

Advanced Programming Fundamentals

Professional Grade Tools

Before any code is even written, game concepts go through early planning and prototyping phases. Students will learn about game design throughout the entire development cycle, from the very beginning on how to evaluate a good project, to building good levels that support their games' core design, to case studies on the various successes and failures of design in popular games on the market today.

You've learned the basics, now it's time to flex your coding muscles! Students taking their first steps into and exploring the world of game development will have the chance to use existing Scratch/Python/Java/JS/C# skills to solve advanced challenges that not only push their skills further, but also give a deeper understanding of the design principles important to making successful games.

There are many tools available for modern game development, and taking advantage of the best tool for the project at hand demands versatility from game programmers! Students will venture beyond Scratch and Python and learn languages like Java, JavaScript, and C# as well as the principles of Object Oriented Programming that will push their limits and prepare them for making a full featured, ready-to-play game.

Time to step up your game! Students will learn to use Industry Level tools called game engines, such as Unity and the Unreal Engine. Students will also have the opportunity to learn web-focused game engines such as Phaser and embed their games directly into their websites!

What Learning Materials Are Included?

Our method of instruction is succinct and feeds personal motivation: Course + Challenge + Badge

Learners will engage learning pathways providing guidance and options for self-led learners. Courses may be engaged based on interest of learner at any pace desired. Challenges initiate an unlimited mentor feedback loop whereby learners demonstrate understanding of concepts and mentors provide personal guidance where needed. Micro-credentials, or badges are them earned and evidence of skill mastery is attached to badge for documenting skills over time.

12 Learning Paths

60+ Courses

250+ Challenges

200+ Badges

+ Interactive Peer Learning

Community-tools such as a public wall with @referencing of peers and mentors enables direct communication between peer learners. Students can mentor each other, as well as receive help from kidOYO’s best mentors!

+ Mentor Feedback

At kidOYO, we’re innovating how direct virtual learning works, and we have years of research and practice backing up our best methods. Mentor Tokens empower students to drive their own learning opportunity directly with kidOYO certified mentors. Every interaction produces an opportunity for mentor engagement, and incremental feedback from mentors allows students to make real progress in building foundational skills as they choose. Learners will be challenged to add efficiency to their learning curves by adopting effective methods of self-led iterative development and testing. Game Development is challenging, kidOYO mentors are here to help!

What’s The Price?

The initial cost of joining this community is visible below.
After the initial 1 year subscription ends, future years will renew at only $75.

Community + Content
Subscription

$ 75/Year

Mentor Feedback

$ 50

Includes 5000 Mentor Tokens

1st Year Total

$ 125

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