Games: Hands on!: Ich geh ins Netz! Traumberuf YouTuber*in

Gesehen werden und damit viel Geld verdienen – eine Karriere auf einem Videoportal wie Youtube scheint einfach und lukrativ. Doch was ist dran, am Traum von viel Aufmerksamkeit, wenig Aufwand und leichtverdienten Geld? Kinder-Experten stellen ihre Lieblings-Youtuber:innen vor, wir lernen eine echte Youtuberin kennen und hören die Einschätzung von einer Berufsberaterin. Dazu gibt’s Gelegenheit für erste Gehversuche auf Youtube.

What to learn from mobile games

Details During the initial introduction session, mobile app developers will learn from the experiences and motivations of mobile game developers from Gbanga. Examples and topics include: – mobile card trading games – mobile AR games – onboarding, tutorials After the session (30 min), a plenum discussion (and hopefully a debate) will help transferring their knowhow … Read more

CodeWeek: Learn video games programming basics in a day

Learn the basics of game programming with the Swiss Game Center and studio Oniroforge. REGISTER HERE (mandatory) Introduction to the game engine Unity Scene creation Basic mechanics programming For beginners Bring your own laptop! This event is for: Elementary school students, High school students, Graduate students Main themes: Game design

Nimbatus: Explore an endless universe

Nimbatus, a game by SGDA member Micha Stettler, revolves around using drones that can be crafted out of a vast array of different parts to fly around an endless, procedurally generated universe with fully destructible environments. The players are tasked to explore the depths of space, to interact with alien races, and to gather different items to research … Read more

SGDA Roundtable: U.S. Ambassador Suzan “Suzi” LeVine pays visit to members of the Swiss game industry to discuss pressing topics revolving around game development

On June 30st, U.S. Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation Suzan “Suzi” LeVine visited a group of game developers representing the Swiss game industry, and special guests from industry, politics, and education. Among them were many SGDA members eager to meet the charismatic Ambassador. The first item on the agenda was a roundtable discussion about various topics … Read more