Ever wanted to design your own computer game? 

This two hour fun, creative and hands-on game design workshop you will discover the techniques and tools required to design your own fully functional retro 2D platform game. You will learn how to use pixel art to design and animate characters, levels, background plus much more. Your finished games will be published online for you to play at home and share with friends and family.

When & Where?


Friday 1st November, 13:00 – 15:00


Storyhouse Threatre,


Hunter Street,



£20 Per Person

Who is this course for:

We suggest a minimum age of 8 for this workshop. If you’re not quite old enough why not see if an adult up can stay and help you during the session. No previous coding or robotics experience is necessary.

What you’ll learn:

– How to use pixel art to design characters, levels, background plus much more.
– How to animate the different elements.
– How to test (Play) your game.

What you will leave with:

You will receive a certificate and pin badge that shows you have successfully completed this workshop and you are a certified MakoCreater.

Equipment you’ll need:

All equipment will be provided on the day, you just need to bring yourself.


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November 1
13:00 — 15:00 (2h)



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