We cover all areas of game design from creating pixel art for your own retro 2D Platformer, to coding your own working game, or even making your own controller!

Suitable For

Young People

Adults

 

Small Groups

Large Groups

Education

Private Bookings

AND MORE!

What Is Computer Game Design: Pixel Art?

Its the perfect way to develop creative skills, whilst making your own game! This retro computer game inspired workshop allows you to make your own 16-bit platformer, inspired by Super Mario Bros & Sonic The Hedgehog.

Using an easy to learn, block based drawing system, you’ll soon become a game design master. Don’t worry, you don’t need prior coding or game design skills, and we provide all equipment on the day.

All finished games are published online, for anyone and everyone around the world to play!

Key Benefits:

Storytelling

Planning

Designing

Great Fun

Communication

Team Work

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What Is Computer Game Design: Gadget Making?

Creating Hardware transports you into the world of coding, with this hands on workshop. During the workshop we use hardware to make our own LED based games, from making your own arcade controller to creating your own dance mat. 

Like with all of our workshops, we provide ALL of the equipment needed on the day!

Key Benefits:

 

Electronics

Planning

Coding

Team Work

Problem Solving

Communication

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What is Computer Game Design: Coding?

This workshop is the perfect introduction to those interested in coding and computer games. During the session, you will be given a crash course on how you can use a smartphone, tablet or computer to start coding your own computer games.

Like with all of our workshops, we provide ALL of the equipment needed on the day!

Key Benefits:

 

Creative

Planning

Coding

Team Work

Communication

Problem Solving

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Computer Game Design

FAQs

Who are these workshops suitable for?

Education

Computer Game Design is fantastic for academic facilities (from school to university) as it makes confusing computer concepts easy and enjoyable to learn. 

Community Groups

The flexibility of Computer Game Coding means it can be made to suit anyone or any group, regardless of their skill level. 

Private Events

As with all our workshops, we can come to you, with all equipment included. We can also teach this course online via live stream, all you’d need is to provide your own Smartdevice (such as Phone or Tablet).

What sort of space will I need?

A space with tables is always ideal, as it allows you to engage with the tablets comfortably. Talk to us, if you have any worries about your prefered venue.

Will I need internet access?

Having acess to the internet on-site is always useful for us. Especially with workshops such as Computer Game Design: Pixel Art, as its required to upload your finished content. Don’t worry if your venue doesn’t have the internet, we can bring our mobile internet with us! 

What age are these workshops suitable for?

We reccomend an age of 8+ for our workshops. However, younger children may be able to engage with adult supervision. 

What will I need to bring/provide?

All equipment is brought by us, all you need to bring is yourself! 

What if I know nothing about technology?

Do not worry, these are beginners courses and require no previous experience. Our expert tutors will be able to comprehensively explain everything you need to know. 

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