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Get Started in Games Design
Dates:       15th and 16th November 2019
Location:  BBC Scotland, 40 Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1DA 


Description
Learn to design your game in a collaborative environment

Course Content
Do you want to design fun and dynamic video games that people want to play? Want to work and learn with like-minded creatives and not sure where to start?

In this practical introductory workshop, you will explore the fundamentals of game creation, and learn critical design principles and ideas, for building fun games. This course explores game design concepts, board game design, player interactions, mechanics, balance, progression and lots more. By the end of this course, you will have worked in a team to create a complete board game that demonstrates solid design principles and tested it in a live environment. 

This course covers: 

Course Introduction

Design Fundamentals

Team Allocation and Discussion

Materials and Needs Overview

Board Game Construction

Design Review

Production Scheduling

Board Game Play and Testing

Fees
Corporate Rate: £395

Freelance Rate: £260

Once you have been accepted on the course we will invoice you, by email, for the full amount of the fees. We must receive your payment 5 working days before the course at the latest. Your place on the course is not confirmed until we have received full payment from you, or you have received written confirmation that you have been awarded a bursary. 

Application and deadlines
This course is currently open for applications. 
If you are intending to apply for a bursary the deadline is 5.30pm on Friday 25th October 2019.

Bursaries
Thanks to funding from the Scottish Government, discretionary bursaries may be available to those who are eligible. Bursary information is available from www.nfts.co.uk/scotland and on each course information page. Please contact scotland@nfts.co.uk if you have a bursary query.

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