The NYU Game Center is offering high school students a free 12-week course on game design at the Center’s Downtown Brooklyn campus.
“The workshop will introduce students to the methods, tools and principles used in developing digital games,” according to the Center. “Over the course of the 12 weeks, students will work alone and in groups to create a series of digital prototypes or ‘sketches’, culminating in a final polished game building on the lessons learned in the earlier sketches. This is a hands-on, primarily lab-based workshop, and so the focus is on learning-by-doing rather than on reading and discussion.”
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The workshop is open to high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors, with a focus on groups that are not well represented in the video game industry, especially children from lower socio-economic backgrounds. Sixteen students will be selected for the workshop. Applications will remain open for the next week and a half.