Workshop at Open Day: How to design video games?

UNITED POP Amsterdam
Q-Factory, Atlantisplein 1
NL-1093 NE Amsterdam

Saturday, 11 July 2020
13:00 ‐ 15:00‌

free of charge

Workshop at Open Day: How to design video games?

About this Event

13:00-13:30 - Info Workshop about United POP:

Initally there will be a short presentation where we give you some relevant info about the global United POP network, courses and opportunties on "How to start your career in the creative industry".

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” — Steve Jobs The workshop will give an overview and some hands on experience on the design process of making video games. We will cover: - Various examples of game types and their user interfaces. - Be introduced to a few basic design terms. - Have a first go at designing a video game 'screen'.

Learning objectives

  • You will learn how different game user interfaces work in correlation to their genre and platform.
  • Get an understanding of what a game design development cycle looks like and have a go at designing your first video game interface.   

This workshop is part of an Open Day and therefore free of charge. The Open Day starts at 13:00. The workshop itself will start at 13:30. The workshop is approximately 1 hour long.