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    Game Design Academy


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Design, Computer Science, Game Design
    • Selective: No
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (609) 896-5000 ext. 7355
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    Rider University’s Game Design Academy introduces high school students to the skills and tools used to develop digital games in a professional creative environment. Students will work with industry-standard software and learn the basics of digital design and game logic programming. During the one-week session, students will work through the complete process of developing a playable game that can be shared with family and friends. Concepts in system design, digital art and interaction design will be learned through hands-on creation.

    Program Highlights:
    Work hands-on in Rider University’s newly created Game Production Lab
    Explore production with the latest industry-standard software and hardware.
    Develop a better understanding of game analysis
    Gain experience with graphic design tools and basic interactive programming
    Learn about the relationships between interactive design systems in game production
    Explore Rider University’s B.A. in Game and Interactive Media Design and discuss career opportunities in the field
    Preview college living and prepare for undergraduate life. Stay in a college dorm and participate in campus activities. (Commuter option available.)