UNLOCK THE POWER OF GAMES
Games are powerful platforms + algorithms that unite millions of people and motivate them to accomplish something together.
In this bootcamp, you will learn how to develop simple-but-powerful games to make this world a better place.
No prior programming experience required to participate.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Smart algorithm to develop simple but powerful game engines
Design thinking for building games that people love to use
End-to-end app development process from idea to production
BUILD A GAME THAT:
Teaches people something that you are really good at
Help people learn new skills or how to solve daily challenges
Brings joy and positivity to the world
LEARN (4-10 OCT)
Learn game concepts through self-pace videos and virtual mentorships from AI Experts
BUILD (11-17 OCT)
You will work as a team to build games based on any topics you like. Each team has to submit a gamebot along with 1-minute fun pitch video.
CONTEST! (18-22 OCT)
Your games will be shared to public domain. The top X teams with highest user engagements will be selected to the Finale session.
FINALE (23 OCT)
The top X teams will present their solutions to a panel of expert judges who will evaluate their work. This will be done live using zoom.
WHAT WILL YOU GET?
TOP 3 WINNERS
CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
TO SELECTED FINALISTS BASED ON JUDGES’ DISCRETION
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
TO ALL TEAMS WHO SUBMITTED A CHATBOT DURING CONTEST
Q: I have zero knowledge about programming. Can I still participate?
Yes! This bootcamp is accessible to non-programmers. No prior programming experience is needed.
Q: Do I have to set up / install anything for the Bootcamp?
Everything will be accessible through your internet browser (Firefox or Chrome).
Q: Where is this Bootcamp held?
On the Internet :)
Q: What is the objective of this Bootcamp?
We want you to learn basic game development concepts and apply them to develop games that create happiness and positive outcomes to people. We hope your games can help as many people as possible during this pandemic.
Q: How large can my team be?
You need to register in a team of 3 - 5 members. This Datathon is an intense program with lots to learn. You are strongly encouraged to sign up as a group.
Q: Do I need to be at a university to join?
This competition is open to anyone. Register to learn and compete.