Navigate your way through time and space to plan & develop your very own racing game. Develop your game design skills using Gamemaker 2 and bring your out-of-this-world vision to life.

Problem solving, coding, 2D animation and digital citizenship are just some of the awesome skills you will learn along the way.

There is no time and no space to waste, we must blast-off!

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2 Days

9:00 am - 3:30pm

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Level 2

10 - 13 year olds

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Game Development Focus

Game Design + Coding

Important Information for this Course

Gamemaker 2 provides a free, all-in-one development tool that allows students to build, code and publish their own creations.

Students will require a 64-bit OS running Windows 10 or MacOS 10.15 (Catalina) or higher to run Gamemaker Studio 2.

Students will need to create a Gamemaker account and have installed Gamemaker Studio 2 onto their laptop before arriving at Beam Camp.

N.B. Ensure students can open Gamemaker Studio 2, logon with their account, and get to the “Get Started” page.

For instructions on how to set your child up with Gamemaker Studio 2 and other safety information please click here.

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Sign In

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Our awesome Beam camp leaders will be eagerly awaiting your arrival - they’ll be the ones wearing grey shirts! Once you’ve been signed in you can wave goodbye to Mum and Dad and let the fun begin!

Don’t worry if you get here a bit early - there will be fun games and challenges for you to try your hand at until the rest of your campmates arrive.

Day 1

Storyboard & Design

Journey into the depths of space to discover the perfect racing environment and vessel. Develop your game design skills using Gamemaker Studio 2 and bring your out-of-this-world vision to life. Add details and hidden challenges to your environment for the ultimate game experience.

Problem solving, coding, 2D animation and digital citizenship are just some of the awesome skills you will learn along the way.

There is no time or space to waste, we must blast-off!


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Day 2

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It's time to test your game

Further develop your skills and finalise your game. Test out, play and share your game with your Beam Camp buddies.

Finally, present your work to the group so they can check out your creations and cheer you on as you achieve your ‘Beam Badge’.

Ready for mission launch?

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FAQs

When does the day start and end?

The day runs from 9.00am to 3.30pm, with drop off from 8.30am onwards. Each day includes 30 minutes for recess and 60 minutes for lunch, so your child has plenty of time to eat, relax, and play with their new friends! Please be sure to pick your child up by 4.00pm.

What should I bring?

Please bring your recess and lunch, water bottle, a hat, and sunscreen. To keep your campmates safe and healthy, please make sure that your food is nut-free.

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