Full course description
Saturdays, 10/16-11/13/2021, 10:00am-1:00pm
Instructor David Hurwich
Do you love games? Have you ever thought of creating your own? This workshop is aimed at beginners looking to get their feet wet in the fun world of game design and game engines using one of the most popular game engines Unity3D. This will be a live synchronous course that teaches students the basics of the game design and game engines. Topics covered include asset management, world building, game materials, colliders lighting and cameras, game sound / music, adding game code and how to export a working game file. At the end of the workshop students will have produced their own simple game that can exported and played! Students will also get final tips and feedback from a special guest game designer during the last class session.
Workshops are taught online through Zoom and Canvas. Students will need a computer or smart phone with webcam and microphone, internet and web streaming capacity, and the Zoom application installed to their device. They will also need to install the free cross-platform application Unity3D.
This workshop will be taught by David Hurwich. He is a professional designer and teaches a game production at San Francisco State University and previously at California College of the Arts.