The Computer Science Academy of Westhill

Course Description: Game Design

Game Design

courseGame Design

Prerequisites: -
Languages: Game Maker

Course Description

This half-year course introduces students to the history, structure, creation, and developmental strategy of game development. The history, player, and game elements will be examined, as well as the overall creation of the game from storytelling, characters, game play, levels, interface, and audio content based on the summer reading. The developmental strategy will focus on the roles and responsibilities, production and management, and marketing and maintenance of game development.

GameMaker Overview

A website for CSAW, the Computer Science Academy of Westhill High School. CSAW's mission is to expose students to the rapidly growing field of Computer Science. We strive to get more girls and underrepresented students to consider STEM careers. To contact the webmaster with problems on this site or to ask questions about CSAW, send email to