Master Game Developer Track (Grade 5-8) Live Online Programming Course

Flexible Time Slots
Ages 11-14
AED 1,170

Selected Booking Option: 12 Private Sessions (3 months) | Beginner - Level 1 = 1170 AED


What You Need To Know
The Track is formed of 3 level courses: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Private courses start immediately after you book, at the time and date of your choice. 

Background Information
BEGINNER - Level 1
Program Description
Why not learn and understand fundamental coding concepts while playing one of your favorite games? Minecraft is not only the best-selling video game of all time; it is also an excellent tool to explore the world of computer science. In the first course of this track, you will use a block-based coding language to code Minecraft mods that will build large structures, design custom items, and control the actions of NPCs. By the end, you will be ready to code in-game features and instantly see the outcome of your code in the game. Get ready to boost your own gaming experience and take it to the next level!

Learning Outcomes
Code in—game features such as large structures, custom items, and NPCs
Understand complex programming concepts, such as main functions, parameters, algorithms, nested loops, and nested conditionals
Learn about servers and how they are used to host online games
Understand that coding is a creative and collaborative medium that can improve your experiences

Program Description
Level up your coding knowledge and design skills by building a variety of fun arcade games with great visuals. Then, package these games and let them run on Windows, Mac and Linux. In this second course of the track, you will use the game engine Gdevelop to create and design several types of games like platformer games, tank shooters and endless car games. You will also learn how to use fundamental coding concepts to code in-game mechanics such as checkpoints, collectibles, power-ups and obstacles.

Learning Outcomes
Design several types of games such as platformer games, tank shooters and endless car games
Design the overall theme and storyline of the game to create a homogeneous experience
Add and animate in game items such as coins, powerups, enemies and obstacles
Use event triggers and conditions to design and code in game logic
Publish games for friends and family

ADVANCED - Level 3
Program Description
Roblox is an exciting gaming community with more than 155 million active users. It is a global platform that brings people together through play. In 2020, Roblox ranked number 1 among the world’s most innovative companies in gaming and number 9 between the top 50 most innovative companies in the world. In the final course of the track, you will learn how to code your Roblox game and publish it for others to play. You will use the popular Lua scripting language to code your racing game while also learning how to design 3D assets, including environments, props, and levels. Apart from publishing your own games, you will have the chance to explore the millions of 3D experiences built by a global community of developers.

Learning Outcomes
Learn how to develop Roblox games, including a car racing game
Learn how to code using the Lua scripting language and code the interactions between objects and players
Use complex algorithms and conditionals to deal with every possible user interaction
Publish games online and interact with users to gain feedback and constructive criticism

Fees cover
12 hours of live online sessions with Geek Express Certified Trainers
Geek Express certification accredited by & KHDA Dubai
Final project development
Digital portfolio access with automatic attendance and progress reporting
Access to Geek Express app


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