Short Course Technical Specs

The following baseline requirements apply to all short courses:

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Course-specific requirements (if any) are below:

Coding with GameMaker

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GameMaker: Studio must be downloaded and installed onto computers with a Mac or Windows operating system. GameMaker: Studio is not supported by devices such as Chromebooks or iPads.

Windows GameMaker Studio v1.3 and GameMaker Lite for Mac can be downloaded for free here.

Making Mobile Games

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GameSalad must be downloaded and installed onto computers with a Mac or Windows operating system. GameSalad is not supported by devices such as Chromebooks or iPads.

The Zulama Making Mobile Games course is correlated to the free version of GameSalad Creator, which is available through Zulama. After your courses have been generated, you will find the free version in the Lesson 1 Downloads section of your Making Mobile Games course. You should not try to update this version or you will be asked to pay.

The paid version of GameSalad Creator can be downloaded from GameSalad’s website here.

Gamestar Mechanic Game Design

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Students will access Gamestar Mechanic here. Information on firewall configurations for Gamestar Mechanic can be found here.

Arcade Game Design

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Students will access Scratch 2 here.

You can purchase Hummingbird Duo Base Kits here.