Arcade Game Development

Did you love Arcade Games like Space Invaders growing up? Does your child love gaming? Well, why not empower them to code and create their own games!

Your kids will love our fun and engaging Arcade Game Development course, where they will design and code their very own games and then upload them to a hand-held gaming device to play with friends!

This program caters to new and returning students, offering brand new coding challenges and digital projects that are tailored to each child's ability and prior experience.

Learning to code requires consistency - and our courses are a brilliant way to build necessary future-fit STEM skills.

HOLIDAY PROGRAMS: All classes open to public enrolments
SCHOOL TERMS: Enrolments at your school only.

**Please note that students will not keep the MiniTendo at the end of the workshop.
 

AVAILABLE IN-PERSON
7 - 16 years
Grades 2 - 10

This course includes

In our Arcade Game Development Course your child will:

- Design and code their very own games
- Upload them to a hand-held gaming device to play with friends.
- Become a junior game developer in no time
- Explore games like Space Invaders and Pac Man through to adventure games and role player games.
- Learn 10 hours of valuable content, delivered weekly
- Receive a certificate on completion, collect them all!

Our expert tutors not only make learning fun, but they also adapt their classes to cater to the experience level of all students - so whether your child is a coding whiz, or has never ventured into the world of coding at all, this course is for them. Happy coding! We’ll see you in class. 

*Please note that students will not keep the MiniTendo device at the end of the workshop.*

Computer Requirements

Computer requirements:
Students are required to bring their own laptop device and power cord – Windows, Mac and Chromebook devices are accepted. Your device must have a standard USB port or relevant adaptor.
If your child is not proficient with using a laptop trackpad, please bring your own MOUSE.  If you would like to save work to take home, please also bring along a USB.
Please note that iPads and Tablets are not supported for this course. 

Installation Details

Prior to class please download the software platform as follows:
MakeCode Arcade offline editor – download here  https://arcade.makecode.com/offline-app
 

young girl in Junior Engineers shirt learns minitendo

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