4 weeks

Game Development

ONCE UPON A PIXEL TIME

The Video Gaming Industry is taking over. It’s now offering thousands of jobs all catered to creative storytelling and exploreing your wildest imagination. Choose an adventure, pick a path, create a character, and tell a story. Learn how to get paid to have fun.

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Choose an adventure, pick a path, create
a character, and tell a story
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. Learn
how to get paid
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to have fun.

Class schedule

Once per week
over 4 weeks

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Class duration

90 min.
once per week

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Price

34€
per class

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Students per class

5-10 students
per class

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Who is this course for?

A beginner-level intro class for our
creative girls aged 11-14 years old
to explore their imagination.

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Skills developed

Our approach is to support students
in exploring their abilities and talents.

Soft Skills

01 Storytelling

02 Critical thinking

03 Logical thinking

04 Problem solving

Hard Skills

01 Storytelling board

02 Digital art - Piskel app

03 Game design - Construct 3 software

04 Game Development - Construct 3 software

What do I need to join
the online class?

Each participant must have access to:

01

Computer

With a fully functional
camera and microphone

02

Browser

A modern browser like
Chrome or Safari

03

Gmail account

To have access to
a Google Drive folder

04

Zoom

To participate in
online classes

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Learning Goals

By the end of the course, you will have made your own personalized video game for you and your whole family to play!

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A peek at your classes:

Class 1

Storytelling

Bring Your Imagination to Life

Who knew you could play video games and LEARN something! In this class, we will look into different games to understand what role characters and stories play. From here, we will create your own character and storyboard to build from!

Class 2

Pixel Art

Design Your Character

Take your newfound persona and make it into digital artwork, fleshing out great characters in the world of digital technology who are ready for your game's adventure!

Class 3

Game Design

Design Your Digital World

After creating your digital character, it's time to immerse yourself into the world of Game Art. Play with different layouts, favorite colors, and items to utilize throughout your game. Every part of the puzzle counts!

Class 4

Game Development

Construct Your Own Game in Minutes

Following the design of your personalized digital world and characters, your teacher will introduce you to the basis of video game programming and you will be able to experiment with certain algorithms to bring your characters alive.

Available times

Zurich/Paris Time (CET)

01 4 weeks

Start date:

7 September

Total per course *

136€

Timetable

7 SeptemberWednesday

4:30pm – 6:00pm

14 septemberWednesday

4:30pm – 6:00pm

21 septemberWednesday

4:30pm – 6:00pm

28 septemberWednesday

4:30pm – 6:00pm


02 4 weeks

Start date:

10 October

Total per course *

136€

Timetable

10 OctoberMonday

10:00am – 11:30am

11 OctoberTuesday

10:00am – 11:30am

12 OctoberWednesday

10:00am – 11:30am

13 OctoberThursday

10:00am – 11:30am


Enroll
03 4 weeks

Start date:

5 November

Total per course *

136€

Timetable

5 NovemberSaturday

10:00am – 11:30am

12 NovemberSaturday

10:00am – 11:30am

19 NovemberSaturday

10:00am – 11:30am

26 NovemberSaturday

10:00am – 11:30am


Enroll

You want to attend the course but the timing doesn't fit
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your availability?

No problem! Contact us and let us know what time would work better for you, and we will try to accommodate.

Contact us

Meet our clients

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Student: Lina SamSam

Course: Digital Media

30.01.2021
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Student: Lina SamSam

Course: Digital Media

30.01.2021
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The course was super cool!

I am very happy to have been able to create my own site, on which I can write about my canaris and tell their stories. Thanks again to the Team!! 🙂

Parent: Veronica P.

Course: Data Analysis in Excel

30.12.2020
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Student: Lina SamSam

Course: Data Analysis in Excel

30.12.2020
Star Star Star Star Star

I am sitting with my daughter and she is having a lot of fun!

She actively participates - the teacher is really encouraging and makes sure everyone is involved. I am really impressed. Thank you!

Parent: Sean Caroll

Course: Digital Media

14.10.2020
Star Star Star Star Star

Parent: Sean Caroll

Course: Digital Media

14.10.2020
Star Star Star Star Star

Not only is Empowerment Lab fighting against inequity and injustice

They are offering an amazingly interesting and fun course in technology for teenage girls. I haven't heard of a course quite like theirs, that offers the full concept-to-website flow, including learning graphic design tools. Amazing job!

Parent: Julia Kirchner

Course: Game Development

02.03.2021
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Parent: Julia Kirchner

Course: Game Development

02.03.2021
Star Star Star Star Star

Thanks to Marija Musja and Empowerment Lab for proposing Game Development course!

Carolina is enjoying the learning experience and is happy to be creating a video game. Patience and perseverance is key for such a journey and I am excited to see the outcome 😃

Parent: Sean Caroll

Course: Digital Media

13.05.2019
Star Star Star Star Star

Parent: Sean Caroll

Course: Digital Media

13.05.2019
Star Star Star Star Star

My daughter attended the recent Empowerment Lab course.

and she proudly shared the website link with family and friends. What was also very interesting, especially for teenage girls, was how the lab taught that images are manipulated in media and on social media. It is easier for girls to have a positive body image when they understand that the images they see in the media every day are actually being manipulated. This lesson was well reinforced by the girls who learned to manipulate photos themselves with Photoshop.

Parent: Christine Durinx

Course: Game Development

10.12.2020
Star Star Star Star Star

Parent: Christine Durinx

Course: Game Development

10.12.2020
Star Star Star Star Star

First of all, a huge thank you to the Empowerment Lab team!

Maelyse is absolutely delighted with the course. She had a great time, is proud of the skills she learned and spent a fair amount of time showing us what she had learned. The pace and number of hours was perfect, the support very professional. We wish you a very nice end of the year and good luck with your activities, thank you again!

Student: Lina SamSam

Course: Digital Media

The course was super cool!

I am very happy to have been able to create my own site, on which I can write about my canaris and tell their stories. Thanks again to the Team!! 🙂

Student: Lina SamSam

Course: Data Analysis in Excel

I am sitting with my daughter and she is having a lot of fun!

She actively participates - the teacher is really encouraging and makes sure everyone is involved. I am really impressed. Thank you!

Parent: Sean Caroll

Course: Digital Media

Not only is Empowerment Lab fighting against inequity and injustice

They are offering an amazingly interesting and fun course in technology for teenage girls. I haven't heard of a course quite like theirs, that offers the full concept-to-website flow, including learning graphic design tools. Amazing job!

Parent: Julia Kirchner

Course: Game Development

Thanks to Marija Musja and Empowerment Lab for proposing Game Development course!

Carolina is enjoying the learning experience and is happy to be creating a video game. Patience and perseverance is key for such a journey and I am excited to see the outcome 😃

Parent: Sean Caroll

Course: Digital Media

My daughter attended the recent Empowerment Lab course.

and she proudly shared the website link with family and friends. What was also very interesting, especially for teenage girls, was how the lab taught that images are manipulated in media and on social media. It is easier for girls to have a positive body image when they understand that the images they see in the media every day are actually being manipulated. This lesson was well reinforced by the girls who learned to manipulate photos themselves with Photoshop.

Parent: Christine Durinx

Course: Game Development

First of all, a huge thank you to the Empowerment Lab team!

Maelyse is absolutely delighted with the course. She had a great time, is proud of the skills she learned and spent a fair amount of time showing us what she had learned. The pace and number of hours was perfect, the support very professional. We wish you a very nice end of the year and good luck with your activities, thank you again!

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Game Development

By the end of the course, you will have made your own personalized video game for you and your whole family to play!

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  • Projects developed by students
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