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GameJam: Team-Based Game Development with Unreal Engine 4

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13 - 19 (Must turn 13 by 12-31-20)
Skill Level
C++, Unreal Engine 4, Autodesk Maya
Virtual Tech Academies | Two-week
Coding, Creative, Game Dev
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GameJam: Team-Based Game Development with Unreal Engine 4

Launch your career as a game developer that can do it all as you build your own game prototype with a team of peers. Learn the full development cycle of production as you work together to turn your ideas into a playable game.

You’ll learn to design with Unreal Engine 4, and depending on your passion, you can delve deep into C++ coding and Unreal Blueprints, create awesome characters or environments in Maya to make your game feel like a living, breathing world, or zero in on game design, developing mechanics that keep players hooked.

Learn how to organize tasks and collaborate effectively, making a mini-indie studio with your team. Together, you’ll create something entirely new, based on your combined interests and talents.

Online Course Requirements:
-Ability to work in a team
-Mac or Windows PC only
-Unreal Engine 4
-Autodesk Maya (free for students)
-Visual Studio Community Edition
-WebCam -Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conferencing
Prerequisite: Please see course description.
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In this course, you will:

  • Learn game design principles and write a game design document
  • Use Unreal Engine 4's Blueprints to build game mechanics
  • Learn effective techniques to work with a team
  • Build levels and environments using geometry
  • Place actors such as lights, weapons, and meshes
  • Learn the character design pipeline, from concept to finished character

Your tuition includes:

  • iD Certified Instructor
  • 20 hours of direct instruction, plus 20 hours of self-paced project development
  • iD Small Class Guarantee™ (Max 5 students)
  • Official iD course transcript
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