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Intro to Game Programming

Student Level: Recommended Age 12+

** Tuition fee is weekly. 10% discount for payment in full at first week.

The goal of this camp is to introduce industry standard programming constructs using the Python programming language.  We will spend a brief time playing existing games and discuss some of the methods used to build them and then create or own games.  We teach problem-solving by breaking down complex tasks into smaller more manageable tasks that be completed one-by-one using Python. This is a great skill to learn in managing most real-world problems… How do you eat an elephant? One bite at at time. (Not usually a real-world problem, but you get the idea).

Week 1:

General programming syntax for Python Variables & Data Types If/then statements Loop

Week 2:

Classes - Object Oriented Programming Applying week 1 to class objects

Week 3:

Building a text-based game (like Zork from the 80s)

Week 4:

Continue from week 3 and introduce 2-d game programming with pygame

Contact Details

Axis Academy
P.O. Box 1054
Maynardville, TN 37807



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