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Arcade Gamer

Build advanced platformers, scrolling shooters, maze games & even Pacman!

Type: Mon-Fri (2hr/day Tutor+2hr/day Projects) 
Price:£239   Age: 9-12 & 12-16
Suits: Beginners+anyone new to Makecode Arcade (UK only for kit mailing)

Discover the world of 2D game design as you code games for your own Handheld Game Console (which we’ll send you through the mail).  Using Makecode Arcade, a simple to learn but powerful game development system, you can design games on your desktop and then download them to your game console to play whilst you’re on the move.  You’ll learn techniques of sprite (graphics) and sound generation, level design, physics systems and more as you build multiple games over the week.  Perfect for beginners and expert coders alike, you’ll learn the skills to develop your own games.

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Includes:
  • 10 hours direct tuition + 10 hours self-paced projects
  • Max 8 students per class
  • Tech Camp certified tutor
  • Your own Handheld Game Console
You'll learn how to:
  • Code 2D Games
  • Program in Makecode Arcade
  • Create maze games, platformers, pacman and more
  • Design sprites, sound effects & levels
Class Requirements:
  • Mac or Windows PC
  • Webcam & Broadband Internet
  • Speakers & Microphone or Headset
  • Handheld Game Console (will be mailed - UK only)