Technical Specs

The following baseline requirements apply to all courses:

baseline tech specs

Course-specific requirements (if any) are below:

These Zulama courses utilize professional-grade software, so students can gain competency using tools commonly found in creative and high-tech workplaces. Zulama does not provide the software, installation, or technical support for these third-party software packages. You should use the links to the software developer websites provided under each course for more information.

GameMaker Programming
Introduction to Computer Science through Game Design
AP Computer Science Principles

gmp tech specs

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

Windows GameMaker: Studio v1.4 can be downloaded for free here. Directions for installing the free version of GameMaker can be downloaded here: GameMaker: Studio Install Directions.

If the free version is incompatible with your school’s technology network set-up, education licenses of GameMaker can be purchased from YoYoGames.

3D Modeling

3dm tech specs

Autodesk 3DS Max must be downloaded and installed onto computers with a Windows operating system. Autodesk 3DS Max is not supported by devices such as Chromebooks or iPads.

Autodesk 3DS Max is free for education. More information is available here.

Mobile Game Design

mgd tech specs

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.

Mobile Game Design 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 Mobile Game Design course. Directions for installing the free version of GameSalad from Zulama are available below:

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

Unity 3D Programming

u3dp tech specs

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

Unity can be downloaded for free here.