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Saturday, October 12 • 10:15am - 12:45pm
Game Design Workshop: Gamestar Mechanic LIMITED

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Designing and making a videogame involves a fascinating mix of technical, artistic, creative and storytelling skills. If you've ever wanted to make a game of our own, this introductory workshop will help you learn the basics of game design.

We'll start with some activities that will introduce the elements of game systems by making and modding physical games and then move on to making original games using Gamestar Mechanic (gamestarmechanic.com), an award-winning game design tool used in over 5,000 schools and youth programs. No prior experience in making games or programming is required, and we'll also spend some time talking about the different tools, organizations, competitions and pathways you can follow if you'd like to continue making games.

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Speakers
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Brian Alspach

Brian Alspach is Executive Vice President at E-Line Media, a publisher of game-based learning products and services that engage, educate and empower, helping to prepare youth for lives and careers in the 21st Century. He leads E-Line’s youth gamemaking efforts including Gamestar Mechanic – an online platform that teaches game design and has been used by over 400,000 youth in over 5,000 schools – and the National STEM... Read More →


Saturday October 12, 2013 10:15am - 12:45pm
Key 12 - Tech Lab 2nd Floor

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