Game Dev in a Day: Building Games for Mental Health, Wellbeing or Fitness Export this event to calendar

Saturday, February 4, 2017 — 9:00 AM to Sunday, February 5, 2017 — 4:00 PM EST

Game DIAD is a two-day hands-on workshop that takes you through one rotation in the iterative development cycle of a game and provides essential training to build a game from scratch, taking you from concept to a first prototype. This learning experience, designed for post-secondary school students from any background, discipline, faculty, or department will bring together 100 aspiring developers to the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus to learn how to design, develop, and test a digital game. Working in teams of 10, teams will participate in this learning jam and acquire the skills needed to take game ideas to a prototype. 

Game Dev in a Day

What’s in it for you? 

  • Learn by doing
  • Energize your practice and make new connections
  • Work as part of a team to advance your design chops
  • Beef up your portfolio with a smart, new design 
  • Surprise yourself by how much you can do in a matter of days

Open to post-secondary school students (with valid student card) from any discipline, faculty or department. 

Food and transportation between the Waterloo Campus and the Stratford Campus provided. 

Visit the website to learn more and apply today! 

Cost 
Free for postsecondary students with valid student card
Location 
DMS - Stratford Campus

125 St. Patrick Street

Stratford, ON N5A 0C1
Canada

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