Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Video Game Making course to begin February 10 at KCKCC

A unique class in Video Game Making will begin Sunday, Feb. 10, at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Open to students in the fourth through eighth grades, the series of four classes will be held on successive Sundays from 2-4 p.m. in Room 3624 of the Flint Building and run through March 3.

The class will provide students instruction on how to design and modify their own arcade style video games.

In learning how to control characters, objects and outcomes in their game, they will increase the difficulty level and how to add more features. In addition, students will learn how to design their own version of Pac Man and several other games.

Concepts to be covered will include basic programming and game programming skills, creating avatars and assigning actions, building rooms and levels, scoring, high score tables and timing events.

The cost of the four classes is $69. Registration may be made with credit card payment by calling 913-288-7660; in person in the Community Education Building on the east side of the KCKCC campus; or on-line at www.kckcc.edu and click on Continuing Education and Spring 2013 Schedule.

The class is list under Youth Programs/Personal Growth.