Coding & Tech
Code a Video Game With Gamefroot
Have you ever wanted to design a real live video game that your friends can play? Well I have the class for you! Explore the game design platform GameFroot with Dr. E! Gamefroot is a an online cloud based platform for making 2D games.
Dr. Jennifer Emberton
Completed by 2 learners
Once per week
over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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🎮 In this session we will be exploring the game designing platform GameFroot. The session will include a short pretest to determine prior knowledge of the tool, followed by an overview of the platform. From there students build a mini game to get started. There is no need to code anything if you are not ready. NOTE: the live classes are started with a lecture style to introduce the goals, terms, and learning objectives each week. After the first half of the lesson students are to explore on...
This class is taught in English.
🌟 Week 1: Explore a new tool for coding a video game online. 🌟 Week 2: Plan (design) your game. 🌟 Week 3: Coding & troubleshooting game. 🌟 Week 4: Share/Publish Key Vocabulary: 🌟 Week 1: media packs, layers, tiles, properties, asset packs, blueprints 🌟 Week 2: win-conditional, NPCs, PCs, game world, rules and mechanics, challenges, items, objects 🌟 Week 3: hitbox, events, debugging, control sets, volocity, acceleration, end points, check points, story points, switch 🌟 Week 4: Share/Publish
2-3 hours on average designing their game on GameFroot.
👥 No prior experience, but will require parental permission to join GameFroot.
At the end of three weeks the learner should have a designed video game.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
👥 Will require parental permission and creation of an account to join GameFroot.
Dr. Jennifer Emberton
Show me & I'll learn.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
3 completed classes
Dr. Jennifer Emberton is a graduate from Western Kentucky University and Morehead State University. She began her career in technology at eighteen, working for local companies. After her oldest son started school, his bilateral hearing loss...