Take your game design skills to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects and backgrounds. Start with a name, develop the character's personality, signature moves, special powers and a story line. Finish with a fully animated character to be used in your very own game. Students do not need any prior experience in game design, animation or sketching. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; MAC versions can be created after the program for $15 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.