Coding: An Introduction to Game Development

Life skills25 mins£3.50

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Key takeaways
How to push yourself creatively when coding.
The best approach to starting a portfolio of work.
Ways to get involved with the game development community and get your game noticed.
Jez WhitworthHost: Together with a background in software development and his teaching experience, Jez is able to create innovative and exciting approaches to deliver fun and creative lessons for all ages and abilities. He is Head of Computer Science at a special needs school and is the founder of First Coding which offers creative coding courses in and around the Salisbury area.

Ever wanted to develop your own computer game? Are you interested in producing your own game but lacking the skills, confidence or don’t know where to begin? This class is for any budding game designers out there! This really engaging class is for complete beginners because students will see their progress over a really short space of time while learning how to push themselves creatively, how to approach a portfolio, and ways to get involved in the community! This class is great for any student interested in coding!

Try this series next: Build Your Own Game in Python! Or interested in a career?: 'A Career in Coding'. 

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This class is suitable for all ages, especially for those with an interest in computing and design.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

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