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ABOUT GAME DEVELOPMENT

Computer games have long since ceased to be a mere pastime. As one of the industries with the highest turnover, entertainment media form one of the most important sectors of the economy. But for many game developers, developing games is a matter of the heart, a passion and a dream job. Because: Those who are able to develop their own games can create boundless worlds and universes.

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WHY GAME DEVELOPMENT?

A game developer can create the most versatile experiences. Whether 3D worlds, 2D comics, VR experiences, AR games or mobile games - anything is possible. You can make computer games of the highest graphic quality and take full advantage of today's graphics capabilities. If you want to create your own games and take a "look behind the scenes", then this workshop is the right choice for you.

Course Info

Description

In this workshop, the fundamentals of game development will be covered in detail. At the beginning of the course, an overview of the game industry will be given and an industry-related project will be announced. Afterwards, the project will be planned and implemented together with our coach.

Who is this workshop for?

The workshop is aimed at all beginners and games enthusiasts who want to develop their own games.

Required previous knowledge

Apart from curiosity and enthusiasm for the topic, no previous knowledge is required. The workshop is independent of age, level of education or special previous knowledge. The necessary knowledge will be imparted during the course.

Course materials

We ensure that you receive all workshop materials. This includes notes, presentations, supporting materials and project files. You do not need to take notes or write anything down. You should only have the appropriate software installed on your computer.

Venue

Due to the Corona crisis and the accompanying security regulations, the workshops will take place exclusively via digital platforms. Participants will receive a link three days before the start of the workshop. Via this link they can participate in the event.

Required software

The following software must be installed on your computer for successful completion of the course:

  • Visual Studio 2020 (Community Edition, free
  • Unity3D
  • Unreal Engine

LEARNING CONTENT

Learning objectives

The following skills are gained at the end of the "game development" workshop. Individual learning objectives can also be agreed in advance:

  • You learn about the processes behind game development
  • You can work independently with a games engine
  • You learn the limits of game development
  • You can carry out your own projects

Content

  • Introduction game industry
  • Idea generation
  • Game Design
  • Game Engines
  • Assets
  • Content creation for games
  • Game mechanics
  • User Interface
  • Programming
  • Best Practices
  • Practical project

Workshops

Starter

  • 1 Day
  • 9:00 till 17:00
  • 9 units á 45 minutes
  • Break time of 75 minutes freely divisible

Compact

  • 2 Days
  • 9:00 till 17:00
  • 9 units á 45 minutes per day
  • Break time of 75 minutes freely divisible

PROCEDURE

Booking confirmation

Upon successful ordering of the course, you will receive a booking confirmation sent to your email. In the booking confirmation all important details about your order are summarized again.

Cancellation free of charge

You can cancel the course free of charge up to three days before the start without giving any reason. If you can foresee it earlier, please let us know in advance. Then we can give a free place to other participants on the waiting list.

Invoicing

You do not have to pay any participation or processing fees in advance. Invoicing takes place one week after the successful completion of the course.

PARTICIPATION FEES

NameDescriptionPrice
GAMEDEV-SParticipation in the 1-day STARTER workshop, receipt of all materials and certificate of participation, incl. performance of all practical projects299.00 € incl. VAT
GAMEDEV-KParticipation in the 2-day KOMPAKT workshop, receipt of all materials and certificate of participation, incl. performance of all practical projects499.00 € incl. VAT
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FOR YOUR LEARNING SUCCESS

We have helped hundreds of students, course participants and people learn complex topics quickly and easily. We would be happy to help you as well

REGISTRATION

You can also register with us by phone or e-mail. Let us know your desired date and we will check for you if there are still available places. You are also welcome to ask any questions in advance.

Mobile: +49 177 4797472
E-Mail: info@studiomerkas.de

Address

Studio Merkas
Game Development and Entertainment Software e.U

Pischekstraße 19
D-70184 Stuttgart
Germany


Opening hours
Monday - Friday, 9 am to 5 pm