$99 for "Create Your Own Video Game" Online Course for Kids ($199 Value)
Super Mario is so 1985. Put a 21st-century spin on video games with today's deal for a "Create Your Own Video Game" Online Course for Kids from Youth Digital Studio for only $99.
The 'Game Design 1' online program lets students focus on the basics of programming to create their own platform-based video game. Great for gamers ages 8 to 14, this custom video game program gives the controller to your child as they learn to code everything in their game. In addtion to learning to use if/then statements, students can design levels and traps, add sound effects and background music and more. Their unique game will be completed at the end of course, and they will have a firm grasp on principals of game design.
As they move through the course, students will become familiar with the software through engaging videos describing the concepts and techniques of game design. Students can share their games online or on jump drives.
The program includes 1-year access to approximately 30 hours of class time, 24/7 accessibility, contests & advanced topics, custom graphics, design software MMF2+iOS&SWF (Retails for $300+), compatible with Windows only (Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8), 256 Mb of Ram, 32 GB of memory.