Gamologie III

Gamologie III

Gamologie III
Definitions of Gamologie III
noun
Advanced level hands-on game development.

Gamologie III is an advanced level course in 3-D game development where students learn concepts related to developing videogames such as player interfaces, displaying graphics, and some basic game mechanics with more game features and functions by creating videogames of their own.  

At the end of this 12-week course you will have completed up to three hands-on projects. This course is for students interested in becoming a game designer, game artist, or game programmer.

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Course Prerequisites:

  • Grade Level: 4th Grade and above.
  • Completion of Mathobotix Codologie or Gamologie II and/or demonstrable prior Minecraft and/or Python Programming skills.
Objectives: Gamologie© "Imagine-Code-Play-Share" -Explore "mini-game project" based hands-on labs. Create your own story, build your own game characters, and make your own game. Learn to program and develop computational skills while having fun. Play and Share!
  • Explore game genres and learn to apply Game Development Life Cycle©  (GDLC)

  • Review game development platforms and technologies.

  • Develop up to 3 mini games in 3-D.

  • Apply Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math, and Soft skills (STEAMS).

  • Keep developer logs and document each game project.

  • Demonstrate the games to peers and guest audience.
Technologies and Game Development Platform: Minecraft, Python 3.x, PyGame, C#, Java, and Unity
Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced level courses available. Students are placed in the appropriate level based on their entry level knowledge and skills.
 
Course Name: Gamologie III

Lab Location: Irvine and Los Alamitos

Course Duration: 12 weeks/3 months

Grade: 4 and above

Schedule:

Weekdays (Mon - Fri):

  • Period I: 10 AM to 11.40 AM (K - 12th grade - Reserved for Home School and Independent Study Students)
    Period II: 3.00 PM to 4.40 PM (K - 7th grade)
    Period III: 4.40 PM to 6.20 PM (K - 7th grade)
    Period IV: 6.20 PM to 8.00 PM (8th - 12th grade)

Saturdays:

  • Period I: 9:00 AM to 10:40 AM
  • Period II: 11:00 AM to 12:40 PM
  • Period III: 1:00 PM to 2:40 PM

Additional Notes: Year-Round Open Enrollment. Choose 1 period per week. Class Participation is Once a week for 100 minutes. 3 month course fee: $680. One mentor for every 3 students. 2 make-up classes allowed. Must complete course within a 14-week period from the first day of the class. No-prorating for missed classes. Fees, discounts, and promotional offers are subject to change without prior notice. Review Class FAQ for more information.

 
After-School Class Registration: 

STEP 1: Download & Complete the Student Registration Form & Liability Waiver and Talent Release Form (PDF).

STEP 2: eMail admin@mathobotix.com or call 949-857-1419 to confirm class schedule.

STEP 3: Visit the lab and Pay Class Fee, turn in the completed forms, at least 1 week before class start date.

STEP 4: Begin attending Class.