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iD Game Design & Development Academy (Co-Ed, Ages 13-18)

Is there a prerequisite to attend the iD Game Design & Development Academy?

The majority of courses in this program don't have prerequisites. The curriculum is stimulating but rigorous, so we highly recommend that your student has a strong desire to learn about making video games or to...

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Where is the iD Game Design & Development Academy held?

The iD Game Design and Development Academy is held at numerous locations across the U.S. Click here to find a location near you.

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How long are sessions at the iD Game Design & Development Academy?

The iD Game Design and Development Academy program runs in 2-week sessions. You are welcome to attend multiple sessions to gain a deep, well-rounded understanding of the game design and development industry. W...

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Who are the iD Game Design & Development Academy instructors?

Our faculty at the iD Game Design & Development Academy is comprised of elite instructors with backgrounds in professional game design, game programming, character design, and animation. Click here to regi...

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What will I learn at the iD Game Design & Development Academy?

We have courses in 3D character creation, game development, game creation, game programming, and 3D level design…all of which are skills you'll need to pursue a career in the gaming industry. We use professiona...

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What will I take home from the iD Game Design & Development Academy?

All graduates will leave iD Game Design & Development Academy with a portfolio tailored to the course topic. Click here to register.

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In the game development courses, will students play games too?

Absolutely! We’ll have our lab set up for gaming in the evenings after instruction ends and on the weekends. We’ll also feature tournaments and gaming with fellow students. Click here to register.

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Where will I sleep while attending iD Game Design & Development Academy?

Overnight students typically stay in the dorms on campus. Boys and girls will stay in separate areas in the dorms. Typically there will be two students per room. You may request a specific roommate, otherwise y...

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Do you offer any day programs at iD Game Design & Development Academy?

We don't, all iD Game Design & Development Academies are overnight programs. If you are looking for a day-only camp, we would recommend looking into another iD Tech program. The courses are divided by age ...

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What “off-computer” activities are available at the iD Game Design & Development Academy?

Our teen programs are academic, but we also create a fun summer experience. The intensive curriculum and lab time are balanced with summer camp activities such as gaming tournaments, outdoor sports, movie night...

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