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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.
Class
55 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
11-15
year olds
10-18
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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Available Times

Pacific

Wed, Jan 4, 2023

Jan 4 – 25, 2023 (4 weeks)
Wednesdays
7:00 – 7:55 AM
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Wed, Jan 4, 2023

Jan 4 – 25, 2023 (4 weeks)
Wednesdays
8:00 – 8:55 AM
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Description

Class Experience

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.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
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.
Gamefroot.com

Teacher

Dr. Jennifer Emberton
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Show me & I'll learn.
3 completed classes

About Me

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... 
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