Board Game Design

Price: $400
Age: 9-11 and 12-17
Duration: 5 day program, 3 hours per day
Format: In Person Camp
Skills Learned: Game Piece Design, Game Mechanics, Iterative Design

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About This Camp

Games come in all shapes, sizes, complexity, and feeling.  In this camp students will start by learning how to think about game design and game flow, working through idea, prototype, and finally making a full game that they made and can play with their family and friends.  Students will be able to craft their game using a variety of tools to help bring the beauty of their design into the real world.

Tools: Basic Hand Tools, 3D Printing, illustration software

Topics Covered

  • Game design and mechanics
  • Concept and story iteration, focusing on player experience
  • Game board and piece design
  • How plan ahead for game complexity
  • Play testing, how to give and receive constructive criticism.

Available Dates

Ages 9-11
June 27-July 1 | 12:30 pm-3:30 pm | Woburn, MA
August 15-19 | 12:30 pm-3:30 pm | Woburn, MA

Ages 12-17
June 27-July 1 | 12:30 pm-3:30 pm | Woburn, MA
July 11-15 | 9 am-12 pm | Woburn, MA
July 25-29 | 12:30 pm-3:30 pm | Woburn, MA
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are these camps appropriate for someone with no experience/tons of experience?
Yes! Our camps are structured to be complete beginner friendly while having several ways of leveling up the tasks to challenge even the most seasoned teen!
Does my child need to bring their own laptop or other equipment?
Nope! We have all the equipment needed, including high end gaming laptops.  If your child wishes to bring their own computer please let us know so we can make sure that it is compatible with our software.