Impact Gamers

inspiring makers

Groups

We are re-opening Mondays for games making mentoring in hours slots 3:30, 4:45 and 6pm.
Please fill in this form to show your interest

Who we are
Impact Gamers is a BAFTA* award winning community organisation that exists to inspire young people to make positive computer games.

The Course
The initial 6 week block is an introduction period where your child will learn along with the group how to make 6 different basic games
Once inducted; the student will be supported and mentored to make a small game of their choice over the next 6 week block (They can continue work at home)
In future 6 week blocks the young person will be supported to work across 6 week blocks on a larger game of their choosing.  

Age and ability
Aimed at ages 8-14 but older or younger people can come at our discretion. Students will need to be able to use a mouse.  We have low and medium desk heights and adjustable chairs and monitor heights.

Payments
Payments allow us to raise fund to run free workshops for those who can not afford it.
If you are unable to pay and would like a scholarship place please let us know on the form
Payments only need to be made after the students 1st session at impact gamers takes place and is £60 each 6 weeks.

Timings
Sessions are 1 hour long and start on time, feel free to arrive up to 10 minutes early.
Parents can leave or stay and enjoy tea/coffee, retro games magazines, chatting with others and free WiFi in the side rooms.

* 2018 Young Games Designer Mentor Winner

 
 
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

We offer work experience for students, contact us for more information.

Or complete this form to sign up

For 2021 we are very excited to extend mentoring from young people to adults. We are offering a scheme called the “Manjit Wolstenholme Training Programme”. This course is for 16yr+ olds upwards who are in higher education and would like to share a love of gaming/game making with younger people.