Digital Game Design Workshop

  • Gaming
Mar 05 2022
May 14 2022
Digital Game Design Workshop Spring 2022
  1. Sun 
  2. Mon 
  3. Tue 
  4. Wed 
  5. Thu 
  6. Fri 
  7. Sat9:30 am - 12:30 pm (PST)



Learn how programming, game design, art production, and sound design are combined to create engaging video games. You will gain a new appreciation for the hard work that went into making your favorite games and create games that you will be able to share with your friends and family! 

Concepts and Skills Covered:

  • The video game production process
  • Game design principles, including game balance and effective interface design
  • Coding basics such as variables, conditionals, iterations, and functions
  • Art production processes and tools
  • Creation of sound effects and music

Computer Requirements:

Students must have access to a computer as well as additional hardware and software. Some programs or courses may indicate additional technology requirements, and not all programs are Mac compatible.

  • Display with minimum resolution of 1024 x 768
  • Broadband internet connection
  • While it is not mandatory, it is recommended to have a second monitor connected to the computer to extend the desktop. This allows the student to more easily follow what the instructor is demonstrating while concurrently being able to see the software environment that the student is working within
  • Web camera that is required for classroom management purposes
  • Headset with microphone
  • Three-button mouse
  • Internet browser (eg. Chrome, Edge, Firefox, or Safari)

*Note: There will be no clubs meetings April 4-9 due to Spring Break. 

Class dates

03/05/2022, 03/12/2022, 03/19/2022, 03/26/2022, 04/02/2022, 04/16/2022, 04/23/2022, 04/30/2022, 05/07/2022, 05/14/2022


Participants must be 9 years to 12 years old when the program starts.

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 3

Maximum: 8

Registration period

Registration starts on 12/13/2021.

Online location


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