Title image January 2020

Daily Schedule


Monday, 6 January:

9 - 9:50Introduction
9:50 - 10:00Break
10:00 - 11:30Game play and review
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-1:50Genre, discussion of what makes a good game.
2:00-3:00PyGame Tutorial session

Tuesday, 7 January:

9 - 9:50IP and the Design Process
9:50 - 10:00Break
10:00-10:55Game Design Exercise A / PyGame Tutorials
11:00-11:55Game Design Exercise A / PyGame Tutorials
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-1:50Designing for an Audience
1:50-2:00Break
2:00-3:00Group development / Pygame Tutorials

Thursday, 9 January:

9 - 9:30Game Guidelines and Game Presentations
9:30 - 10:15Game Design Exercise B / PyGame Tutorials
10:15-11:00Game Design Exercise B / PyGame Tutorials
11:00-11:30Group Development and concept design
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-2:00Game concept design (groups)
1:50-2:00Break
2:00-3:00Game concept presentations

Monday, 13 January:

9 - 9:50GIMP Tutorial
9:50 - 10:00Break
10:00-11:00Game Art Exercise
11:00-11:30Game Development
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-3:00Game Development

Tuesday, 14 January:

9 - 9:50CSound Tutorial
9:50 - 10:00Break
10:00-11:00Game Sound Exercise
11:00-11:30Game Development
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-3:00Game Development

Thursday, 16 January:

9 - 10:00Search and Path Planning
10:00 - 10:15Break
10:15-11:30Game Development
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-1:30Presentation Preparation
1:30-3:00Game Play Presentations: primary movement

Monday, 20 January: (Note: Presentations will be on Tuesday afternoon this week)

9 - 10:30Game Development
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45-11:30Game Development
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-3:00Game Development

Tuesday, 21 January:

9 - 10:30Game Development
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 11:30Game Development
11:30 - 1:00Lunch break
1:00-1:30Presentation Preparation
1:30-3:00Game Environment: levels and supporting cast

Thursday, 23 January:

9 - 10:30Game Development
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45-11:30Game Development
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-3:00Game Development

Monday, 27 January:

9 - 10:30Game Development
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45-11:30Game Development
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-3:00Game Development

Tuesday, 28 January:

9 - 10:30Game Development
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45-11:30Game Development
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-3:00Game Development

Thursday, 30 January:

9 - 10:00Finishing touches
10:00 - 10:15Break
10:15-11:30Presentation Preparation
11:30-1:00Lunch break
1:00-3:00Complete Game Presentations
3:00-Play Games