Choosing a Virtual Game Making Workshop: Our Level Up workshops are for Scratch Experts or Secondary School Students looking for a quick start in making their own video games:
- New Learners only – This FREE introductory session is tailored for those that are “All Scratched” out and is where the first step to publishing your own quality video games that go beyond what Scratch could. (typically suits ages 9 to 16).
- Construct Project Workshops – Now we’re getting serious. Take your coding knowledge to the next level with industry standard game creation software. (typically suits ages 9 to 16).
Workshop requirements: Prior to attending any session the following steps will ensure you get off to a good start;
Step 1: Register for a Construct account here.
Step 2: Download and install Zoom.
Both of these are free.
What do they do in each workshop? Learners watch the host then use a shared project to create cool, fun games and boost skills that will lead to being able to publish your own video games on the web, tablet or phone.
Going Virtual: Workshops are hosted using the free webinar application Zoom. Logging in to their Junior Game Creator Profile and Construct account prior to their session is recommended. Apart from that, all they’ll need is their imagination, comfy chair and snacks!
Timing: 1 hour sessions held on a regular basis. Each session stands alone so you can drop in and out as suits.
*This FREE workshop is designed for our Game Creators that have mastered Scratch and are now ready to Level UP. Our Introductory Construct workshop is designed to transition experienced Scratchers to an industry standard game development tool (Construct) and should only be attended once.*
|JGC Virtual After School Code Club - Autumn term 2021 - Construct - Tuesdays - 14th September-7th December||Online Workshop||
|JGC Virtual After School Code Club - Autumn term 2021 - Construct - Thursdays - 16th September-9th December||Online Workshop||
If the virtual or physical classroom is a bit hectic to unleash your true genius – relax and receive the full attention and expertise of our game creating gurus in a 1-2-1 hour long virtual session.
Timing: 1 hour session held every Tuesday and Thursday
What they’ll need: Attendees will need a Junior Game Creators profile as well as a Construct profile. Both of these are free. You can create a Junior Game Creators profile here. Sessions are hosted using the free webinar application Zoom. Downloading Zoom prior to the session and logging in to the above profiles is recommended. Apart from that, all they’ll need is their imagination and a comfy chair.
What do they do? In a 1-2-1 setting the possibilities are endless. Want to develop a quick clicker game? Let’s do it. Or maybe an epic saga with dragons and bosses and such? That’s more than welcome. Having trouble with your own game? We’ll show you how to fix it.
We have found that teaching and learning on individual projects accelerates understanding and results in maintaining enthusiasm for a hobby that could become a career.
Don’t see a time that suits you? Please get in touch to discuss a more convenient period.