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Game Champions

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Massey University

Dairy Flat Highway

Auckland, Auckland 0632

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Year 12 and 13 students, come learn how to design and build your own 2D game using Java. Winning teams win prize money!

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Keen to learn about how to develop games?

You and your team will develop a game over 7 weeks and present your final product to our panel of judges. You will use your knowledge of Level 1 and Level 2 Maths and Physics to design and build your own 2D game using Java with the help of our Massey University mentors.

You and your team should have at least:

  • 1 x teacher to manage the team
  • 3 or 4 team members

Other recommended team skills include:

  • At least one team member with a background in programming any language
  • Creating visual assets - images for backgrounds, characters etc
  • Leading, organising, and managing the team
  • Public speaking (for your final presentation) and communication (within the team and with your mentor)

Important dates and times:

15th April 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Game Champions Day 1. You will be introduced into the programme and spend the day with your Massey University mentors to get started on your game. Lunch will be provided for you and your team mates.

11th May or 12th May 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Game Champion Workshops. These are check in workshops to get one on one help for your team. You must choose to attend one of these workshops.

4th June 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Game Champion Finals. You and your team will present your games to each other and your families. A judging panel will choose winning teams to receive the following prize money!

$150 – First prize

$100 – Second prize

$50 – Third Prize

Please note: You only need one member of your team (group leader) to register with your team's details.

For more information contact:

Carolle Varughese C.Varughese@massey.ac.nz

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