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Unreal Engine 4 Level Design and VR Lab

AGES
13 - 18 (Must turn 13 by 12-31-19)
SKILL LEVEL
Beginner–Advanced
PATH
Coding, Design, Game Development
PROGRAM
iD Game Dev Academy | Two-week
PREREQUISITE
None
TOOLS

C++, Autodesk Maya, Unreal Engine 4

Unreal Engine 4 Level Design and VR Lab

Course Description

Launch your career as a Level Designer in this elite Academy experience.

In week one, learn how to design levels using Unreal Engine 4, including exploring how a VR design could look and feel. Create breathtaking environments like castles and space stations while learning world-building techniques like visual storytelling and setting mood with lighting. Hone your moment-to-moment gameplay design skills by guiding a player through a well-paced and balanced level. Finish the week with game design theory and deeply examining the player experience.

In week two, dig into your role, found an indie studio with your team, and work to create your combined vision. Learn source control techniques to effectively work together and keep your tasks organized. Add new level design skills tailored to your game and prep to show off your work at the end of the week.

In this course, your student will:

  • Build levels and environments using geometry
  • Develop realistic VR worlds utilizing game design theory
  • Place actors such as lights, weapons, and meshes
  • Use Blueprints, a visual programming language
  • Implement source control techniques to effectively work in a team

Your student will take home:

  • Project files
  • Completed game
  • Digital portfolio for college admissions

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