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 Battle Bots!

Ages 7 and up

Battle on!  Students build their own RC controlled Gladiator Fighting Robot and then battle it out.  Students keep what they build.

Cost: $125 (all Materials included)

Register by October 13th.

Class meets for 6 weeks, once a week.

Monday Time: 3:15 - 4:30

Wednesday Time: 3:15 - 4:30

Starts October 18th

To register  Email or call and leave a message/text at 541-821-4997

Class is held at Williams Studio, where he builds and creates!

 

 

Video Game Design

Ages 8 and up

 In this class students will explore what working in a real game company environment is like while designing, building and coding their own game. This class is targeted for the beginner and who wants to learn more about how make and design games.

  • Player Movement
  • Sprite Creation
  • Graphics
  • Player Firing/attacking
  • Enemy (AI) movement
  • Backgrounds
  • Camera Movement

 

Cost: $99

Register by October 13th.

Class meets for 6 weeks, once a week.

Time: 4:30 - 6:00

Monday Class Starts October 16th

Wednesday Class Starts October 18th

To register  Email or call and leave a message/text at 541-821-4997

Class is held at Williams Studio, where he builds and creates!

 

 

 

Animation for Film and Games

Ages 7 and up

Want to learn how to animate for film and Games?  This class is for you!

Learn the fundamental basics of animation that are essential for creating awesome eye popping animation for digital or stop motion.  Students will be using a combination of paper and computers to bring their creations alive.

The 12 Principles of Animation

Cost: $99

Register by October 13th.

Class meets for 6 weeks, once a week.

Time: 4:30 - 6:00

Monday Class Starts October 16th

To register  Email or call and leave a message/text at 541-821-4997

Class is held at Williams Studio, where he builds and creates!

Video Game Design and Dev Class Project

 In this class students will explore what working in a real game company environment is like while designing, building and coding their own game. This class is targeted to the older students and allow for more independent work.  So in a sense this is a vocational course as we have students build a final game, do presentations, project management skills, working in a team, explore how to potential make money from their creation.   Each month we start a new topic/skill in the course. If you have any questions, please feel free to email William at Email or call and leave a message at 541-821-4997

Students will lean the following;

  • Game Design

  • Basic Flow Charting

  • Game Theory

  • Basic coding and debugging

  • Logic Pathing

  • Critical Thing Skills

  • Deductive Reasoning Skills

  • Animation

  • Motion Capture Technology

  • Graphics and Sprite Creation

  • Project management

  • Team Skills

  • Asset Building

William has over 20 years working in the video game industry working for such companies as Lucas Arts.  He currently is a working  producer for game companies as well his company is currently producing its own game called, The Ark.

 

Ages 9 and 17

Wed 4:30- 6:00

cost: 60.00 per month

Class meets once a week.

Class size is limited to 10 students.  Students can join at any time.

**Note: We encourage kids bring their own laptop if the wish.  They are not required to do so, but we have found kids like this option.**

To register:

 Email  or call or text 541-821-4997

We accept all major credit cards, checks, cash

 

Class location: William's  Studio

3038 Waterford Ct.  Medford, Oregon 97504

 


        About the Instructor

William has over 20 years working in the video game industry working for such companies as Lucas Arts.  He currently is a working  producer for game companies as well his company is currently producing its own game called, The Ark

 

Rover Robotics

This class an introductory class into the filed of robotic design using off the shelf part giving it
the name, “Garage Robotics”. In the class students will focus on building a computer
program controlled rover. We will be using the Basic STAMP processors and the
programming language is P basic, a simple to learn, but powerful language. We will also be
covering basic electronics theory. In this class learning objectives/skills are: Logic, problem
solving, deductive reasoning, path, physics, basic electronics, basic engineering principles
and some binary math skills.

Students will lean the following;

• Basic Engineering Principles
• Deductive reasoning skills
• Logic Pathing
• Conceptual and planning skills
• Basic construction skills
• Fine Motor Skill


Ages 8 - 17

Cost:  $199.00

6 week session starts  Oct 18th

 Wed 2:00- 3:15 and 3:15 - 4:30

www.thinktankkidsonline.com

Build a rover with sensors

 

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Class location: William's  Studio

3038 Waterford Ct.  Medford, Oregon 97504

To register:

 Email  or call or text 541-821-4997

We accept all major credit cards, checks, cash