Teens: Google® Android™ Game Development with Unity®
Make Your Own Game for Android™—the World’s Fastest-Growing Mobile OS
Learn how to make games for the Android™ operating system (OS) with guidance from Instructors who have professional game-development experience. Discover how to utilize mobile assets to make your game shine and also learn how award-winning game developers make games fun to play. The app you design and build will be ready for publishing on your Android™ mobile device.
Games come alive using the Unity® game-development engine. Learn how to script and build games for Android™ and share your ideas with others. At the end of the week, you’ll have a finished game ready for publishing on your Android™ mobile device.
What You’ll Learn: Google® Android™ Game Development with Unity®
|Course Content||Software Used|
• Game-development work flow using Unity®
• Game-asset preparation and the Unity® interface
• How to import and place game assets and integrate animation
• Controlling animations and characters
• Sound and event triggering
• Collision detection and weapon interactions
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Google® Android™ Game Development with Unity® Ages 13–17 | Beginner – Advanced | No Game-Design or Programming Experience Required
Designed for aspiring game developers interested in the mobile platform, specifically Google® Android™. You’ll learn by doing, using the Unity® development platform—one of the major tools for game development, all under the guidance of industry professionals. Although this program is focused on game development, it is appropriate for beginner through advanced skill levels.
PLEASE NOTE: Students must provide their own Android™ device with an OS of 2.3.5 (Gingerbread) or later. Devices using earlier OS may not be able to run student-created games. Kindle Fire™ and Nook® devices are not recommended; they have proprietary software that prevents game loading. Students should bring their device and power cord to class every day. DMA is not responsible for lost or stolen items. If students utilize provided assets (models, textures, sounds, etc.) for their game, they cannot upload it to the Android™ store—even as a free app.
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|iPhone Game Development with Unity®||Make your own game for the iPhone® or iPod touch®||1 Week|
|App Development iPhone and iPad||App development for beginners||1 Week|
|Academy for Mobile Device Programming||Master programming for all types of mobile devices||2 Weeks|
|Mac or PC Game Development with Unity®||Create your own playable game or level for the Mac or PC||1 Week|
Questions about a course or additional weeks at DMA? Ready to register? Please call 866.656.3342 for more information and to speak with a Guest Experience Representative.
2013 Fees & Additional Options: Google Android™ Game Development with Unity®
|Tuition||$1,065||1 Week, Mon-Fri||Lunch not included|
|Lunch Plan (for non-residential students)||add $45 or $65*||1 Week, Mon-Fri||5 lunches|
|Residential Program – Dorm (shared room)||add $510||1 Week, Sun-Fri (weekend add’l)||3 meals/day|
|Residential Program (Harvard/UCLA)||add $810||1 Week, Sun-Fri (weekend add’l)||3 meals/day|
|Stanford Continuing Studies Credit||add $90||4 Quarter Units||NA|
*Depending on location.
To view all options, including weekend stays, visit our Options & Fees page.
1 Week | Ages 13–17 | Beg – Adv
|“DMA provides a community that makes kids feel welcome and is open to creativity in every way.”
— Ben, DMA Game Development Student