Work with industry pros. Find your community. Learn new skills. No prior experience required!Download our syllabus
Regular Price $800 USD
Total per learner for alpha launch starting Mar 20th, 2023
Making games is a team sport. The process involves collaboration across engineers, game designers, artists, writers, musicians, and more! Build your skills by contributing to any (or all) of these areas. Get help and feedback from peers and industry pros in real time when you get stuck.
Create 2D or 3D art, characters, textures and more. Build prototypes and develop game mechanics.
Manipulate and build a game world with tools used by industry professionals.
Develop the video game's story, script, character descriptions, tutorials, and player's actions.
Manage projects day-to-day and take responsibility for reaching objectives.
Test different aspects of a game and write detailed reports of any bugs.
Students will attend one of two Main Sessions each week, and can attend any of the other sessions available as best fits their schedule. We recommend that each student attends at least one optional session each week, but they are welcome to attend more!
Join classes twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays (each class is 60min long)
Get insight from experienced mentors and your peers throughout the course (optional)
Attend open work hours with your peers and instructors as you work on building games in real time (optional)
Enjoy access to our learning platforms any time you want!
Frequently Asked Questions
We will be using Unity to develop our games alongside in-house tools which simplify the coding and design process. Students will utilize the Unity Editor in this abstracted environment to learn how the game engine works while they craft their games, finishing the course with not only what they make, but further knowledge in how to use Unity.
We will be progressively building student's knowledge, starting from basic skills needed for game development and moving outward into more specific and complex areas that serve each participant’s unique interests. By starting with the fundamentals of game design, students will be able to apply game design thinking in their disciplines and beyond!
Participants will have the beginnings of a game, the methods and knowledge to complete it, and - for a lucky few - a team of developers from our studio who will implement their idea as a polished and complete version.
Sessions will be virtual and will take many forms. This includes community-led Zoom sessions focused on building networks of student feedback, one-on-ones with mentors who can give them particular insights into different facets of game making, and collaborative sessions where students can work on their games alongside their peers.
“This was exactly what I thought I would be doing. The level of support we got from Endless Studios while making our game was exactly what we needed. It worked perfectly!”
“I learned many things in the Endless Studios program that would have taken me much longer to learn elsewhere.”
“This program is brand new and also helps you learn many of the basics of game making.”
Whether you're a developer n00b or have some experience under your belt, joining The Endless Studios Youth Game Academy will provide you with the platform, the tools, and the guidance necessary to build and release real video games!
No prior experience is required to start. Build assets for a game that’s been released on Steam!
Learn the tricks of the trade as you apprentice with professional game makers and industry veterans.
Meet like-minded young gamers in the Endless Studios community and build friendships as you build games.