[ReFig:Network in Play Galway] Introduction to games development with Unity 3D with Tracey McCabe

Overview: [ReFig:Network in Play Galway] Introduction to games development with Unity 3D with Tracey McCabe

This diversity-friendly workshop is the third part of a series of beginners workshops which includes Interactive Fiction (Sat Apr 7) & Creating a digital game (Sat Apr 28) and is part of ReFig: Network in Play - Crafting Diversity in Games programme this year. Ticket prices start from €10.00.

Organiser
ReFig Team
Mentor(s)
Tracey McCabe
Level
Beginners
Pre-requisites
👇 See FAQ for additional info
Price
€10
Location
Galway Technology Centre, Mervue Business Park, Galway, Ireland
When
Sat Apr 28, 2018 (10:30) - Sat Apr 28, 2018 (17:00)

More info [ReFig:Network in Play Galway] Introduction to games development with Unity 3D with Tracey McCabe

This diversity-friendly workshop is the third part of a series of beginners workshops which includes Interactive Fiction (Sat Apr 7) & Creating a digital game (Sat Apr 28) and is part of ReFig: Network in Play - Crafting Diversity in Games programme this year. Ticket prices start from €10.00.

ReFig Board Game Design Workshop

This diversity-friendly workshop is the third and final part of a series of beginners games workshops.

Description: In the workshop we will explore the basic building blocks needed to begin developing your own game in Unity. Using the engine's built in tools, you'll learn to create movement controls, set up platforms using colliders, wire up sprites for your character and enemies, set win/lose conditions and more.

Computers will be provided on the day, and spaces are limited to 14 persons.

Workshop Series

Important

  • To be eligible for these workshops, you would have read and agreed to our Code of Conduct and our diversity statement before registering.
  • You will be asked to pick your workshop(s) after you purchase your tickets.
  • Funds from tickets will be covering lunch, and any money left over will be donated to a Galway-based charity.

Any questions, please email: network-in-play-crafting-diversity-in-games@googlegroups.com

Schedule*

  • 10:30 Registration
  • 11:00 Workshop Starts
  • 12:00: Short Break
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Short Break
  • 17:00 Workshop Ends

*subject to change

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Frequently asked questions

Additional info for this workshop

Q. What is this programme about?

Coding Grace is partnering with Maynooth University and a network of local partners to provide alternative spaces for learning about designing and making games. This initiative is part funded by SSHRC research council and the Refiguring Innovation in Games (ReFIG) network in Canada. The larger project is committed to promoting diversity and equity in the games industry and culture.

Q. Do I need to bring anything?

No, PCs will be provided by Galway Technology Centre. Lunch will be included, you will be ask about your dietary requirements when you register.

Q. What happens to the left over money from tickets for these workshops?

Any money left over from these workshops will be donated to COPE Galway.

Q. How do I get to Galway Technology Centre?

403 bus departs from Eyre Square and serves Mervue Business Park where GTC is located, see http://www.galwaytransport.info/2008/12/wellpark-area-see-map-at-bottom-of-this.html

Q. REFUND POLICY FOR DIVERSITY IN GAMES WORKSHOPS

Full refunds until 48 hours before the event.

Please IGNORE Refund Policy of 24 hours below, it's 48 hours

Here's some info about our awesome mentor(s).
🌈 Tracey McCabe

Tracey McCabe has been developing software in a variety of industries for over 10 years, from finance to games with studios like StoryBeasts, IglooSoft, GoodGame Studio and Spooky Doorway. She is also involved in various youth outreach projects and speaks at events internationally.

Q. A lot of our events are female-friendly events, we have enquiries asking if other genders are welcome as well?
YES. You are welcome. Events we run or partner in are diversity friendly. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at contact@codinggrace.com.
Refunds (Only applicable if this is a PAID event)

Full refunds until 24 hours before the event.

If there are not enough people signed up to the event, I will be in touch to refund you.

More info about our supporters
Gamedevelopers.ie
We are a volunteer run project that exists to help local game developers both inside and outside of the industry to network, communicate and publicise their work. We also provide a range of resources, including research and reports on the local industry. Launched in 2003, in 2014 the site was redesigned to take audiovisual content and integrate with social media. You are now visiting version 3 of the site, which is still in development.
Maynooth University
Maynooth University describes itself as “a university dedicated to people, ideas and culture, where we work together as a scholarly community to inquire and discover, to teach and learn, to create, conserve, disseminate and apply knowledge, and to engage with the problems and challenges that face modern society; through all these things in combination, we are central to innovation, economic growth, social development and cultural vibrancy, and are essential to a free, open, equal, democratic and sustainable society.”
GameCraft Foundation
GameCraft is a games jam event designed around building the gaming community. We aim to create events which allow game-makers to meet, share ideas, have fun, compete for prizes and most importantly make games!
Galway Technology Centre
![](https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/static-codinggrace/logos/galway-technology-centre.jpg) Galway Technology Centre was established in 1994 to meet the needs of the emerging cluster of ICT companies in the Galway area at that time. Since then, it has housed many hundreds of innovative start-ups and developing companies and has acquired a reputation for the provision of flexible, high quality, serviced office space with a range of integrated technologies, facilities and services. The Centre provides a complete solution to entrepreneurs seeking a high quality environment in which to grow their enterprise from concept to commercialisation and beyond.
More about the organiser
ReFig Team
Read about them above, we have no blurb, but these are awesome people. ❤️
If you have any other general questions:
Email: contact@codinggrace.com
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