NGT Project Information

FINAL PRESENTATION: 4/5 - 3:30-7 (see specific times below)

Embarc Collective, 802 E Whiting St, Tampa, FL 33602

Speed Search Digital - 4 pm, arrive by 3:30 pm

 Money Watch - 4:20 pm, arrive by 3:50 pm

Health Share - 4:40 pm arrive by 4:10 pm 

HERo - 5:00 pm, arrive by 4:30 pm 

ThermaBottle - 5:20 pm, arrive by 4:50 pm 

Cash Cart - 5:40 pm, arrive by 5:10 pm 

Code Horizon - 6pm, arrive by 5:30 pm

Awards Ceremony - APRIL 19th 4:30-7:30 at MOSI

All Finalists MUST attend and dress up!

Finalists do not need to register but family members will - you get two free tickets with your entry but they MUST REGISTER (enter promo code NGTFINALIST and then proceed whith the "NGT360 Family Member" ticket to process their registration). 

Most Successful Pivot

NGT360 Student Info Session 2021

NGT Promo Video

NGT YouTube Page

NGT FAQs

NGT360-about - Kevin Harrington

NGT Application Questions Template

Problem Statement Formation

Online Application Help & Application Video Help

Online Application FAQs & Example

Position Guides:

Project Manager

Programmer

Asset Manager

QA Tester & Other- Designer, Concept Art, Writer, "floater".

WORK RESOURCES

ASSET MANAGERS:

Documents/Assets - Logo, Product Flows, User Interface, Functional Design, and all assets applicable to your product.

To have edge also create brochures and a commercial!

Logo

How to Use Piskel

How to Make Tiled Sprites

Make a Simple Character

UI Design

Use Cases Doc | Use Case Video Tutorial - work with PM.

User Stories Description

User Stories Example 

Asset Manager's Guide Saving

Design Document- optional - good for game builds

Storyboard - if your game/app has a story

Copyright Info

 

Asset Manager Resources:

Use Google to find Art/Animation/Asset tutorials!

Websites for Images:

Mrs. Kirk's Dropbox Resources

Freepik

Open Game Art

Unity Asset Store 

Royalty Free Images

Free Stock Photos

Public Domain Images

Need Audio?

Royalty Free Audio

Programmer- How to Start

Architecture Doc | Architecture Video Tutorial - work with Project Manager 

User Stories- ALL TOGETHER

Source Code Document

Test Plan Instructions | Test Plan Template | Test Plan Tutorial work with Project Manager 

Programmer Resources:

Windows Form App Tutorials

Tutorial Resource: 

Creating a Mobile App- check out these options

2020 Mobile App Info

*Consider getting a JetBrains account for access to a ton of free software including Android Studio, WebStorm, AppCode, and many more!

Resources for All:

2017 Design Review Finalist Videos

Elevator Pitch 2017 Samples (should be 30 sec or less)

Design Review Video Editing:

Video Tutorial on Editing- This is basic recommend adding text and doing more editing!

HOW TO EDIT VIDEO WITH PREMIERE PRO CC!

Once you edit: File-->Export-->Media-->Export then upload the AVI file, upload to YouTube-->Put link in basecamp.

Design Review Requirements:

- Product pitch - 10 min video

- Elevator pitch -30-60 sec video

- Product Charter

- Marketing Plan

- Business Requirements

-Business Model

- Customer Surveys

- User Stories

- Use cases

- Architecture

-Challenges/Successes

-Thank you to mentors/judges

-Optional - what NGT has meant to you

NGT Competition and Grading 

Foundations Students: First semester you will receive two grades for your work in the NGT competition.  These grades are based on standards like all other assignments and the details are on the assignment sheets below: 

Standard 27.0

Programming Students: will receive one grade for NGT participation first semester These grades are based on standards like all other assignments and the details are on the assignment sheet below: Standard 78.0 and 66.0 (teamwork)

and Standard 65.0 (problem statement)

Check out these charter examples from past year's finalists:
Arise
ProsTech
Frontier Games
 

Workshops & Important Dates

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