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December
Online - Remote Learning
Mon Dec 20th - Fri Dec 24th 12:00am-11:00pm 7 Days
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Build the incredible Dino Jump – an endless scroller mobile game

Turn your love of gaming into real-world tech skills! Then turn your tech skills into a game project you’ll love using the world famous Construct 3 ® software!

Ages:

9-17

Equipment:

Laptop, required

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For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

Build the incredible Dino Jump – an endless scroller mobile game

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

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Course highlights

Make your own games

Make your own games

As one of our students said, why buy when you can make! Harness your enthusiasm for games to get building original projects using the foundations of computer science.

Learn through play

Learn through play

Learn how add your own characters, backgrounds, sound effects and more to your own custom game and then programme it all so you can jump, shoot and fly your way to victory.

Get started in coding

Get started in coding

Students will finish this course understanding the key concepts for both games development and programming. This is a great foundation for syntax-based programming

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Course Overview

Available as part of the Fire Tech Unlimited membership, this awesome self-guided project will turn your love of gaming into real-world tech skills! Then turn your tech skills into a game project you’ll love using the world famous Construct 3 ® software!

The fundamentals covered in this independent learning project course are a great first step into the world of coding. Students are introduced to object-oriented programming, and a behaviour-based logic system – applying behaviours and attributions, testing, debugging and fine-tuning products – that comprises a core component of computer science and is familiar to any programmer.

We use Construct 3 ® to develop games that you can play on any platform. It is free software, which means you can download it at home to keep your games developing alive after your course has finished! Construct 3 ® makes it easy to get started, work with an impressive library of behaviours and attributes, and produce some great-looking final products. 

This is an independent learning course, with a focus on project work. Students will work independently at their own pace through learning materials and assignments, and should they need it they will be able to join a live Help Clinic to get answers to questions they may have.

Once you have a Membership plan, you can access the project here.

What your child will learn

  • Telling A Story: storyboarding and structuring your game
  • Platform Basics: using the Construct 3 environment
  • Graphics:  graphic design and animation basics for your characters

"All the staff were amazing and really helpful. This course really boosted my confidence with computers and video game design. It was really fun and I made a lot of friends I'll be sorry to say goodbye to. Writing the coding was even more fun than playing the games."

Christina, Age 10