IEEE CIC x Ryerson GMU Indie Game Jam: The Basics & Tile System

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This series of 5 beginner friendly workshops will teach students how to create their own indie game in Unity. We will teach the building blocks and best practices to create a shooter including creating the player, creating enemies, collectibles, effects, and more! All who attend all five sessions will get a certificate from IEEE WIE and can submit their 2D game into a showcase with small prizes at the end of the workshop series.  

Week One: (2 Hours) - The Basics & Tile System 

  • Introduction to Game Development & Unity (30 Minutes) Review of programming (30 minutes) 


If statements 


Classes and methods 

Unity’s approach to programming 

  • Break (10 minutes) 
  • Quick demo of final game project (10 minutes) Download & import assets (10 minutes) 
  • Introduction to the tile palette system (10 minutes) Draw game background using tile palette system (20 minutes)

  Date and Time




  • Date: 04 Nov 2021
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
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