Action Game Design

Overview
Campers learn to create a fast paced video game with custom backgrounds, paths, and obstacles by visually linking simple behaviors into complex game logic. They import and create images, sprites, and sounds to make their game unique.

Is this workshop appropriate for my camper?

Ages All
Skill Level Beginner to Advanced
Progressive Content Workshop designed for campers to progress at their own pace with content that advances from basic to complex. May be taken multiple times.
Prerequisites None
Software Flow Lab


What will my camper learn?

  • Basic 2D game design theory
  • Node based event scripting
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

What will my camper create?
A 2D action game.

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Emagination’s teaching style
We believe in the positive impact of a teaching environment that maximizes the personal interaction between campers and counselors. Instead of online tutorials that are used at many tech camps, we choose to use professionally developed curriculums that are delivered face-to-face by carefully selected instructors who have firsthand experience with the material they are teaching. We believe our hands-on workshops foster more engaged learning and encourage relationships with counselors and peers.