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Design Your First Retro Video Game! Make Your Own Characters W/ Simple Coding Introduction (Ages 6+) 🕹️

This 8-Day (or 8-Week) course is a simple, fun coding introduction making your first video game using characters that you design yourself! No codeverse of programming knowledge necessary! Good prerequisite to "App Attack" Coding Classes.
Raymond Mullikin (Raytoons Comics)
335 total reviews for this teacher
21 reviews for this class
Completed by 101 learners
Class
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 8 weeks
6-11
year olds
2-8
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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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
1. Students will learn to use critical thinking skills to plan out their video game and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
2. Students will learn to identify and solve authentic problems with their game and figure out a way (investigation) on how to fix them.
Students can finish their projects as homework, if they are not completed in class.
 2 files available upon enrollment
Materials Needed: ✔️ Computer (Windows Preferred, but Macintosh would also work. Doesn't work on Chromebook.) Mac System Requirements: OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) to 10.14 (Mojave) MacOS 10.15 (Catalina) is NOT supported as this is a 32-bit application and Apple have removed support for 32-bit. Clickteam recommends macOS Sierra or above - please try the free version first to ensure it runs on your system. An internet connection is required for installation, updates and to download the software. ✔️ Clickteam Fusion * The Free Version of Clicktream Fusion (which only makes html5 apps), can be found here: https://www.clickteam.com/clickteam-fusion-2-5-free-edition * Or you can get the Paid Version of Clickteam Fusion, which is here: https://shop.clickteam.com/usa/41-game-app-creation * Or you can get "Games Factory" which is just like Clickteam Fusion (and costs less), but only builds Windows apps, which can be found here: https://shop.clickteam.com/usa/41-game-app-creation 🎈 Kids Coding Templates - These will be available to download when you sign up for the class. ⚠️ Please make sure Clickteam Fusion is installed prior to class. If you have any difficulties with the installation, feel free to message me.
The learner's progress and comprehension skills are observed through informal assessment, in observation of their game designing.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Raymond Mullikin (Raytoons Comics)
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Professional Cartoonist, Publisher, Credentialed Teacher
335 total reviews
685 completed classes

About Me

Hi, my name is Raymond Mullikin. 👋

I am a professional cartoonist and credentialed teacher from San Luis Obispo, California.

I teach classes in Cartooning, Comic Book Printing and Publishing, 2D Cartoon Animation, Claymation/Stop Motion, Toy... 
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