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 +======Intro to Game Development======
 +
 +====Topic:​=====
 +A short workshop to cover the basics of creating your own 3D computer games and simulations. We'll learn the basics of all the tools required - from the engine to coding to 3D modelling.
 +
 +====Scope:​====
 +
 +  * Part 1:
 +    * **Intro to the Unity 3D game engine**
 +      * Interface Navigation
 +      * Scripting in C#
 +      * The Component-Object Model
 +      * Object Interaction
 +      * The Unity API
 +      * Building A Release
 +  * Part 2:
 +    * **Intro to creating 3D models in Blender**
 +      * Interface Navigation
 +      * Creating and Modifying Primitives
 +      * Editing Tools
 +      * UV Unwrapping and Texturing
 +      * Simple Animation
 +      * Exporting Your Model and Importing To Unity
 +  * Both:
 +    * Q & A
 +    * **Continuing your learning**
 +      * Online Resources
 +      * In-person Resources
 +      * The Path to Becoming a Game Developer
 +
 +====Bring:​====
 +  * A laptop running Windows or OS X (Unity 3D doesn'​t run under Linux, but Blender does)
 +  * A basic understanding of programming,​ if you don't yet have this I recommend spending a few hours on: http://​www.codecademy.com/​tracks/​javascript
 +
 +**Duration:​** 2 hours instruction + 1 hour questions and free time per night
 +
 +**Cost:** Free! Bring money if you want to order food.
 +
 +**Date:** First workshop was on Thursday 28th November 2013 from 6pm to 9pm
 +
 +Second workshop was split across two nights:
 +  * Monday 7th April 2014 from 6pm for Unity
 +  * Monday 14th April 2014 from 6pm for Blender
 +
 +Will there be a third workshop? Who knows! Add your name below to register interest.
 +
 +====Interest Register:​====
 +
 +^ Member ^ Availability/​Notes ^ Email so I can update you on the course ^
 +| <​Member>​ | <​Availability>​ | <​Email>​ |
  
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