Role-playing games (RPGs) and strategy games continue to be extremely popular genres of tabletop and video games. This workshop introduces students to the fundamental elements of these game genres through analysis of commercially successful examples. Students are then presented with a systematic approach for combining these core elements into their own tabletop and computer games that offer players a challenging, story-driven experience.
You will learn:
This course is open to students entering Grades 8 through 12.
Students must have completed Video Game Development Level 1.
Workshop hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Students should arrive no more than 30 minutes prior to the start of class. There are free optional after-workshop activities most days from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm.*
*Due to the July 4th holiday, Session 1 hours will be 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. After-workshop activities will be from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
June 26–July 7
July 24–Aug 4
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Workshops marked "n/a" are not being offered during that session.