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LEVEL UP! Workshop – Camera Tricks in Construct 2!

Hey, folks!
Here’s hoping your end-of-semester crunch is behaving, because we’d hate for you to miss the last LEVEL UP of the 2015-16 school year! Put aside those pesky papers and take a breather from exam preparations! Celebrate the (gradual) arrival of sunshine and vacation with one more Construct 2 workshop for good luck, this time from TAG’s own Sylvain Payen!

Whoever has developed sidescroller or top down view games in Construct 2, knows the limits of …

LEVEL UP! Construct2 and Dress-Up Dolls

Greetings, friends!
The semester may be wrapping up, but LEVEL UP sure isn’t! Take a break from your papers and treat yourself to another awesome workshop – this time we’ll be showing off how to use Construct2 with Kim Hoang!

Learn some basics of Construct2 by visual coding your own dress-up doll game!
A hands-on, beginner-friendly workshop! In two hours, learn how to:
– handle art assets in Construct2’s …

LEVEL UP! Workshop – Experimental Art in Unity with Paloma Dawkins!

Hello, all!
The Level Up workshop series is comin’ atcha once again!
Back by popular demand we have more Unity, brought to us this time by TAG’s distinguished artist-in-residence for the month, Paloma Dawkins:
Learn how to create experimental art, trippy visuals, and surreal landscapes in Unity! We will be exploring Unity as a tool where happy mistakes can happen, allowing artists to be more intuitively connected with the medium rather than following a prescribed set of instructions …

LEVEL UP! Workshop – Arduino and Circuits!

Hello, friends! LEVEL UP is back again and this time we’re throwing some breadboards into the mix! Our own Milin Li will be teaching you the basics of Arduino in an utterly electric workshop that will take place on Monday, February 1 from 6-8 PM in EV 11.425:
This workshop is an introduction level to electric circuit and Arduino devices. The workshop will begin with an overview of the Arduino system and will quickly move on …

LEVEL UP! Workshop – Unity for Beginners!

Happy New Year, friends!
LEVEL UP is hitting the ground running with a workshop from our own Amanda Tom that will take place on Monday, January 18th from 6-8PM in EV 11.425!
This workshop is a beginner’s introduction to Unity, and will be a basic crash course to create a simple 2D platform game. We will be coding in C#, and familiarizing ourselves with the basics of Unity’s interface.

Familiarize yourself with the …

LEVEL UP! GAMERella Workshops

We’re back! Once again, TAG invites self-identified women, gender non conforming game makers, as well as anyone who feels they haven’t had a chance to make a (video or board) game in a city ruled by industry giants. TAG welcomes everyone, not just women, to join them in November and change the scene of indie game-making.

Unsure of what skills you might contribute to making a game? We can help!
In the …