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Game / Concept Design Portfolio Prep

at Ashcan Digital Academy - Murray Hill 45 East 34th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10016

Thinking of applying to your dream school, or to that dream job? Our individualized Concept & Game Design Portfolio course guides students through the process of developing a competitive portfolio for top art schools and jobs in the games industry. This course covers all areas of design and is tailored to coincide with the individual’s own story...

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 5pm - 8pm

  (8 sessions)
$800

8 sessions

Learn Unity in 8 Weeks

at Playcrafting NYC - Chelsea 119 W 24th St, New York, New York 10011

This 8 Week Unity course taught by Stuido Studios will get you directly involved and working within the indie game scene in NYC. Besides learning the ins and outs of Unity and launching a game (maybe your first) on Itch.io by the end of the course, you’ll also gain access to a thriving community of local indie game developers. Over 100 developers...

Monday Nov 18th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (16 sessions)
$2,500

16 sessions

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Digital Game Design

at Staten Island MakerSpace - Stapleton 450 Front Street, Staten Island, New York 10304

In this beginner workshop, students will be introduced to the online coding platform, Scratch. Scratch is a free, block-based programming tool developed by MIT. It's ideal for beginners to learn to code. Students "snap" together blocks of commands that the computer can carry out. Using this platform, students will learn how to create a two-player racing...

Saturday Nov 9th, 11am - 1:30pm

Introduction to Programming with C++

at Borough of Manhattan Community College - Financial District 25 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10004

This course will cover an introduction to the C++ programming language for those students who have an interest in learning how to create video games, software applications, and operating systems. This course is designed for those with little or no programming background.  Topics include:  data types flow of control classes functions...

Tuesday Nov 5th, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$614

10 sessions

Basic V-Ray for 3ds Max & SketchUp

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side 170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

Create compelling visual representations with V-Ray, a popular third party commercial rendering plug-in for 3D computer graphics software applications. It is used in media, entertainment, and design industries such as film and video game production, industrial design, product design, architecture and interior design. Learn how to take a single 3ds...

Wednesday Oct 16th, 6pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$690

8 sessions

Basic Fundamentals of CINEMA 4D

at Manhattan Edit Workshop - Chelsea 119 W 23rd St Ste 700, New York, New York 10011

Easy to use and extremely powerful, Cinema 4D is a leading software in 3D animation and modeling used in film, television and video game creation and design.  By learning to work with basic primitives, polygons, splines, textures, lights, cameras and dynamic animation, users can advance their production work into a full 3D modeling interface....

Saturday Nov 16th, 10am - 6pm

  (2 sessions)
$1,095

2 sessions

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Python Programming

at General Assembly - Flatiron 10 E 21st St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10010

Python is shaping the world as we know it, with applications spanning web development, data science and analysis, game development, and more — even NASA contractors leverage its data management capabilities for shuttle missions. Here are just a few examples of modern Python-powered innovations. Get Ahead With Today’s Essential Skills Discover...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (20 sessions)
$3,950

20 sessions

DevOps Culture Simulation (w/ Lego & Chocolate)

at Agile Play Consulting, LLC - Flatiron 71 W 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

Most effective DevOps Culture simulation on the market! As seen at conferences in 15 countries. Two ticket options: Option 1 (3 hours) - DevOps Foundation - experience the simulation (with Lego and Chocolate) Option 2 (6 hours, includes lunch) - Train-the-Trainer Class + get your own Starter Kit. Option 1: Unique simulation...

Saturday Dec 14th, 8:45am - 12pm

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UX Design for Games

at Playcrafting NYC - Midtown 11 Times Square, New York, New York 10036

Create less frustrating in-game experiences with an understanding of UX design. Quality user experience (UX) design is crucial for avoiding mechanics, interfaces, and situations that frustrate players. What can we learn from UX design to make video games more usable, and therefore more fun? Catt Small, a UX Designer and game maker, will share ways...

No Upcoming Schedules
$40

Intro to Game Design

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Develop an understanding of the field of game design and the fundamentals of game play (game theory) through the process of making creative games. Conceive and produce a compelling interactive experience for your players through analog models and peer testing.  You'll finish with a physical prototype, a one-page road map, and a high concept document...

No Upcoming Schedules
$950

13 sessions

Adventure Game Design

at Playcrafting NYC - Chelsea 119 W 24th St, New York, New York 10011

Adventure games have seen a huge resurgence in popularity in the past few years, and with several engines and tools available online, creating them has never been easier. If you've ever wanted to create your own adventure game or are interested in working on one, then this is the class for you!  The class will cover the basics of designing adventure...

No Upcoming Schedules
$50

Writing Interactive Dialogue For Narrative Games

at Playcrafting NYC - Midtown 11 Times Square, New York, New York 10036

This is a hands-on writing class designed to help students improve their dialogue-writing skills and learn how to make dialogues interactive. A key component in narrative based games is the ability to engage characters in dialogues, which in some cases can alter the course of the story. Too often, however, dialogue in games is overlooked in favor...

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$25

How to Design a Puzzle Game

at Playcrafting NYC - Midtown 11 Times Square, New York, New York 10036

Students will leave with a high-level understanding of how our brains handle puzzles and a clear language of the range of properties of puzzle games. Class Description What makes a good puzzle game, and why? How do I make one and make it GOOD? Let's approach the art and science of puzzle game design through the unstoppably cool lens of human cognition....

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$40

Paper Prototyping Workout

at Playcrafting NYC - Midtown 11 Times Square, New York, New York 10036

You have the concept for your game but need it to be wildly addictive. You need to develop a way to quickly test versions to figure out what's working best. You need an advanced method for rapid paper prototyping--and you need it now.  Join us as Josh DeBonis, game designer for BumbleBear Games, walks us through best practices in mastering gaming...

No Upcoming Schedules
$25

Role-Playing Game Design

at Playcrafting NYC - Midtown 11 Times Square, New York, New York 10036

Learn the fundamental design elements of a role playing game, with an emphasis on the steps a creator should take before starting to code. Ever since their origins in pen and paper, RPGs have been gaming’s primary vehicle to tell grand stories. The genre focuses on a few key elements to engross players in a save-the-world-scope narrative. Critical...

No Upcoming Schedules
$40
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