Unity Game Development Bootcamp

18 – 21 June 2024
St. Patrick’s School

Important Note: An earlier version of this website listed the dates of the Bootcamp as 17 to 21 June, 9am to 4pm. Please note the updated dates (18 to 21) and timings (8:30am to 5pm).Learn to create your own games in Unity, the industry-leading game development engine!Open to all students in Secondary Schools and JCs. This free programme is fully-funded by the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, and organised by Tinkercademy (Tinker Class Pte Ltd), a Unity partner.Applications for the June bootcamp have closed. Please sign up for the Tinkercademy mailing list to hear about future bootcamps and events.

What is the Programme?

Unity is a powerful and versatile game engine, with cross-platform features that appeal to both small developers and large game studios. 40% of the top 1000 mobile games and 50% of all new mobile games are built with Unity.The Unity Bootcamp will expose students to the world of game development by giving them hands-on experience with the Unity editor and C# code through a variety of game projects. Through the process, students will better understand what makes a compelling game.Tinkercademy has been one of the first infocomm vendors to offer Unity training to schools since the early 2010s, introducing game development in Unity to over 1,000 students from Infocomm Clubs all over Singapore.By the end of the bootcamp, students will learn:

  • Basics of navigating and using the Unity engine interface to develop games and applications

  • Coding skills in C# for Unity

  • Essential skills of acquiring, editing, and utilising assets from third parties for use in Unity

  • Game design fundamentals and philosophy and understand what makes for a compelling game

  • To customise their own game as a final project

What will you make?

Through the course of the programme, students will gain hands-on experience in creating various genres of games, including a 2D side-scrolling platformer, a story-based text adventure game, a 3D physics-enginer game, and a 3D first-person shooter. See the gallery below for actual student works!

Programme Details

Dates: 18 – 21 June 2024
Times: 8:30am – 5pm (including breaks)
Location: St. Patrick’s School, 490 E Coast Rd, Singapore 429058
Bento lunch will be catered.Eligibility
You're eligible to join the programme if you're a student from a MOE secondary school or junior college. In case of overwhelming response, Infocomm Media Club members will receive priority.
Our hosting school will have desktops available for your use, but if you can bring your own laptop, that would be great — you can continue learning at home! Here's what we recommend:
- Windows: Windows 10 or 11, Intel Core i5-8400 / AMD Ryzen 5 2600 or equivalent, at least 8GB of RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 580 or equivalent.
- macOS: M-series laptop (M1/M2/M3, Base/Pro/Max).
- iPads, Chromebooks are not supported.
Teachers who wish to bulk-register for your students, please confirm their commitment and drop us an email — do note though that we might not be able to accommodate all registrants.
Questions? Please email us at [email protected].

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