Weekly Schedule: September 28-Oct 2, 2020

Previous Week

Daily Live Meetings

Every virtual student must check in (on time at the start of class) to the live meeting. If your camera is on you must be in PCSB dress code. 

Period 1/2 7:35AM-9:16AM

Period 3 9:20AM-10:07AM

Period 4/5 10:11AM-11:49AM

Period 7 1:17PM-2:05PM

8/31-9/25 - First Game Build

Step 1: Space Shooter Intro

Step 2: First Game Build- Unity Space Shooter - DUE SEPT 25th

Step 3: Tutorial Series

Step 4 (when you get errors): Unity Debugging Tips

Step 5: Upload EXE Build folder by 9/25 

Step 6: First Game Build Reflection

OneDrive & Teams: o365.pcsb.org (log in with R2D2@pcsb.org)

Resources for Home Use:

Unity Download - Download the free, personal version of Unity. To activate a license create a free account

Download Gmetrix for free

Download Adobe at home

Answers terminate thinking. Questions drive thinking.

Helpful Resources

Udemy Online Courses

Keyboard Shortcuts- KNOW THEM!

Copy: Ctrl + C

Cut: Ctrl + X

Paste: Ctrl + V

Screenshot: PrtScn

Scrnsht 1 monitor: Ctrl + Alt + PrtScn

**Then use Ctrl + V to paste it where needed!**

To open anything: DOUBLE CLICK

Want to create a blog?

Here's how in Wix (can create from school or home).

Here's how in blogger (must first create an account at home for blogger).

Uploading from Unity

Asset Sites- All Copyright Free

OpenGameArt.org (2D & 3D)

Dr. Kirk's Dropbox (2D)

Spriter's Resource (2D)

Piskel (build your own- 2D only)

Current Week

Peer Review Space Shooter:

How to Use Peer Critique Form

Game Peer Critique Form

Monday/Tuesday (due 10/9):

Art and Animation Intro Video

Art and Animation

Unity 2020 Terrain

Wednesday- NGT

Thursday - Capstone (or Certifications if your role is done 2nd semester)


Done early? Complete the following:

Importing 2D Assets

Create a "Rule Tile"

Design a 2D Unity Level

Splice Sprite Sheet

Try out what you learned above!

Use OpenGameArt to find a tileset, import it into Unity and splice it. Use Google if you get stuck!

Turning in Work:

Video Tutorial: How to turn in work & complete a learning reflection

OneDrive (Turn in Work)

Period 1 & 2​

Period 4 & 5

Peer Critique Resources

How to Use Peer Critique Form

Game Peer Critique Form

Project Peer Critique Form

Career Info

How to get a job in the Video Game Industry! (Tech High Udemy acct.)

Top 25 Game Design Grad Schools

Orlando Becomes Leader in Video Game Industry

Next Week

September 30th Back to School Links (give to parents interested):

Period 1/2 6:30pm

Period 3 

Period 4/5 

Period 7 

October 12th:

Immersion Intro Video

Immersion Assignment Sheet

What Creates Immersion? Video

Certification Intro Video

Certification Assignment Sheet

Certification Sign-Up (after 90% on tests is earned)

Weekly Schedule 10/12 to 11/16:

Mon-Tue: Immersion (due 11/16)

Wed-Thur: NGT, Capstone or Certifications

Fri: Choice of above

Finished early? Try these:

Piskel - Create Pixel Art

Typing Lessons


Adobe Product Tutorials

Typing Games:

Nitro Type

Typing Attack Game

Zombie Bridge Typing Game

Super Typer Fast Dungeon Escape

Interesting Articles:

Narrative Design

What Fortnite can teach companies

Microsoft wants autistic coders

Lets create a class where we think like "gamers"!  Gamers work hard to constantly improve, iterate all the time, seek feedback often, learn through failure, and value experimenting!

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