Game Design - For Teens
Come to Game
Design Summer Camp on Cool College Campuses. It's worth the trip!
Spend two weeks at Emagination's game design camp. Build a playable
3D video game and learn what it takes to be a player in the $50
billion global video game industry. Experience life on a modern
college campus. Check out a location below to see session dates
and learn details about the campus.
University in Waltham Massachusetts (near Boston)
University in Atlanta Georgia
Assistance to/from airports/trains/buses
a Friend and your parents save $50 on tuition
Learn the Skills of Today's Design Professionals
Learn the technical and creative skills used by game studio developers.
We put the industry's best tools in your hands --- Maya® and
3ds Max® from Autodesk, Photoshop® from Adobe and the Unreal Development
Kit powered by Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games. .
Create 3D characters, images
design and function
or create music and sound
a secondary object with
and reaction variables.
a primary object and add
a Stand Alone 3D Video Game
It's time to join a team and build your 3D game with the Unreal Development
Kit. Use an industry standard Design Document and the same tools as
It's intense and it's fun!
Construct the Game World.
sound & music.
Program the objects and controls.
Learn from Guest Speakers
At Inside Gaming learn key elements of video
game design as guest speakers from the industry, as well as Instructors,
present their views and experiences. Is
it the Storyline? Game World? Physics? Characters? Sounds? What compels
you to play a game again? Past speakers have come from Electronic
Arts, Rock Star Games, Blue Fang Games, Seven Studios, Hi-Rez Studios,
Blue-Heat Games, 8-D World.
Tour a Game Studio
We tour and meet with execs at a local game
design studio. See the pros in action while you learn how video games
are designed and created in the real world.
Your Game to Industry Experts
Will people want to play your game? Teams present their game
to a panel of industry pros on the last day of the program:
Get your Emagination Diploma
Emagination thanks the following video game
development studios and industry experts for their support of Emagination
Game Design through guest speaking, company tours and expert panelists:
at Night and Daily Recreation
Of course there's console and network gaming tournaments at night
(its research!) and time each day for games on the field and swimming
in the pool.
Get Unplugged on Saturday
You need a break. Get Unplugged on Saturday in outdoor games and
get ready for the Saturday night LAN party. You will have a blast
with new friends at game design camp.
Typical Daily Schedule
Instruction begins at 9:30 AM and runs through the end of Inside
Gaming at 8:00 PM. There will be breaks for lunch, dinner and daily
recreation. Gaming and open labs run from 8:00 PM until around 11:00
Curriculum Developed in Consultation with
Game Industry Legend
The curriculum for Emagination's game design camp was developed
with Rick Goodman, the legendary creator of Empire Earth and Lead
Designer of Age of Empires, two of the largest selling and most
critically acclaimed Real Time Strategy games of all time. Rick
has been a frequent speaker at our teen summer camps sharing his
eight steps to creating great games.
Bring a Teen and Earn Some Green
Tell your friends about our summer camps for teens and send us an
email with the names of any who register for this summer. We will
send you a $25 Visa Gift Card. There is no limit --- get $25 for
every new participant that you refer to Emagination.
The Rick Goodman Scholarship Program
The Emagination Foundation is pleased to offer the Rick Goodman
Scholarship Program. This program was created to honor Rick's innumerable
accomplishments in the video game industry as well as his contributions
to the development of Emagination Game Design.
A select number of partial tuition scholarships will be granted
to applicants based upon financial need and demonstrated interest
in video game design and development. Students interested in applying
for the scholarships may email Camp@ComputerCamps.com
for application instructions.