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Leavenworth Campus to Offer Video Game Making Course


Kelly Rogge
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
College Advancement

Calling all aspiring video game makers. Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Leavenworth Campus is offering a class designed just for you.

Video Game Making is being offered from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Saturdays, starting March 1 at the Leavenworth Campus, 225 Cherokee in Leavenworth, Kan. There will be four sessions, ending March 22. The class fee is $69.

This class will teach students how to design and modify their own arcade style video games. They will learn how to control characters, objects and outcomes in their game, then increase the difficulty level and add more features. In addition, they will learn how to design their own version of Pac Man and several other games. Concepts covered include basic programming and game programming skills, creating avatars and assigning actions, building rooms and levels, scoring, high score tables and lives and timing events. It is designed for children in fourth to eighth grades.

For more information, contact KCKCC-Leavenworth at 913-651-2111. Registration can also be completed on the KCKCC website, www.kckcc.edu. Select “Continuing Education, and then “Continuing Education Schedule.” Under the Leavenworth Center, select “Youth Programs.” Information about Video Game Making as well as two others course, Junior Vehicle Engineering and Babysitter Training, can be found there.