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3D Game Design

Ages 10 to 14

2 Week Virtual Course (10 days, Mon - Fri)

Option 1: Morning Session 09:00 – 12:15
Option 2: Afternoon Session 13:15 – 16:30

£375.00

Turn passive gaming into proactive learning with our online 3D game design course.

From the fundamentals of game design to essential 3D game programming concepts, kids will be taught all the skills they need to develop a seriously impressive multi-platform 3D video game.  And, as they master each task, they'll find this online game design course is packed full of structured learning, practical exercises and projects guaranteed to capture their imagination and unleash their creativity.

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About this course

Your child has played now it's time to design!

The focus of our online 3D game design course is game programming for kids. Your child will master visual scripting tools, enabling them to embrace the power of coding without the complexity of programming syntax. 

With the help of our online tutors, they'll learn how to create exhilarating custom behaviours and incredible game mechanics using best practices. On the coding side, they'll master essential programming concepts such as variables, branching, looping, events and more!  And, on top of all this, your child will also learn the basics of 3D modelling.

Fun is always the focus of our kids’ online video game design courses and virtual lessons. And while they're enjoying themselves learning the core elements of how to design their own games, you'll have the peace of mind of knowing they're tutor is able to see their screen at all times to ensure they are being supported and challenged.

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  • Course Duration
    2 weeks (Monday - Friday)
  • Hours per Day
    3 hours (morning or afternoon)
  • Screen Breaks
    1 x 15 minutes
  • Lesson Time
    30 Hours

What your child will learn

TECH SKILLS

  • Unreal Engine 4
  • Project Setup, Adding Assets, Handling Windows
  • Binary Space Partitioning (Creating Objects, Creating Platforms, Creating Levels)
  • Lighting (Point Lights, Spot Lights)
  • Actors (Objects in Game, The Main Character)
  • Procedural Programming via Visual Scripting (The Blueprint System, Variables, Branches)
  • Actor Logic (Moving Platforms, Teleporters, Jump Pads)
  • Fundamental Game Design (The Player, Start/End Points, A Goal, Obstacles)
  • Prototyping
  • Exporting Games

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Required Specifications

Internet speed requirements

  • 5Mbps download speed and 3Mbps upload speed (per user)
  • If using FunTech Virtual Machine at least 6Mbps download speed and 6Mbps upload speed; lower speeds will work, but the quality of the remote computer experience will deteriorate (per user)
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Minimum system requirements

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or OS X 10.11 or later
  • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD processor, 2.5GHz or faster
  • Memory: 8GB (8,192MB) RAM
  • Free HDD space: 50GB 
  • Graphics requirements known as GPU (Graphics Processing Unit): Intel HD 630 or better
  • Hardware: keyboard, mouse, and headset with microphone

 

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Would you like FunTech to check your system?

FunTech can check your system meets the minimum requirements prior to the start of the course for £5.00 a full system check. If your machine does not meet the minimum requirements for the course a virtual machine will be required.

Please note: before booking you must ensure your internet speed is capable of operating the virtual machine (see below)

 

Your computer does not meet minimum system requirements?

Rent a Virtual Machine from FunTech for £35.00 for the duration of the course

Minimum specification for virtual machine

  • OS: Windows 10 or macOS 10.9 or later
  • Processor: Core 2 Duo or better
  • Memory: 4GB DDR3
  • Graphics requirements known as GPU (Graphics Processing Unit): Intel GMA 950 or any dedicated GPU (with the latest drivers)

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