Making Great Experiences With Crayta

Meta Product Events
Thu, Nov 17, 8:00 AM (PST)

About this event

Our session will be hosted via this link: https://youtu.be/-tbjH9eBCak


Workshop - November 17th, 8 am PST / 4 pm GMT


Sign up now for the Crayta workshop series and get inspired to design, build and publish in Crayta.

Crayta is the game and world creation platform that anyone can use. It is a truly collaborative game creation platform built on Unreal Engine 4 - you and your friends can jump in and create games together in the cloud, regardless of your experience.

Play from an endlessly growing library of user-generated multiplayer games across a huge variety of genres.

The Crayta Workshop Series: (need to add description of the two workshops)

This series of workshops will explore creating games in Crayta, focusing on applied game design to build compelling and appealing virtual worlds. Learn the techniques that underpin successful games, and develop a competitive offering for one of our regular competitions like the November $200K Mega Jam*.


Session 2: Making Great Experiences With Crayta

Before the session

This session will continue building on understanding from the introductory workshop.

Outline

During this session we will explore a range of useful skills that will enable you to build great games in Crayta. By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

Use packages and blueprints to prototype mechanics

Design a core game loop

Incorporate challenges, activities and leaderboards into your game to encourage repeat-play

Fix camera or player movement to enable one-handed play

Customise mobile controls

You will do this by:

Playing and analysing existing games in Crayta that emphasise the style of gameplay and experience quality Crayta can offer

Participating in an interactive workshop independently at intermediate level

Undertaking “after-session” challenges that will lead you through creating a MOBILE first arcade game

Signing-up to participate in the November Mega Jam and knowing the best place to find people to collaborate with


After the session

Buddy-up with a fellow workshopper and follow the after-session challenge sheet - a series of challenges which you can follow to create your first game!


*NO PURCH. NEC. Begins [11:00:00 AM] [GMT] on [11/21/22]; Ends 11:00:00AM] [GMT] on [12/05/22]. Open to individuals who are not domiciled in Quebec (CA), Crimea, Cuba, Sudan, Iran, North Korea, Russia, Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, China, or Syria, or located in a country under any trade or economic sanction or on any program or country list designated by the USA Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control, or where the laws of the USA or local law prohibit participation or receiving a prize in any contest, 18+ and age of majority, and have an active Crayta account. To enter the November $200K Mega Jam sign up to the jam at https://itch.io/jam/crayta-novembermegajam and enter your submission before the deadline with a link to your game and any supporting material you may wish to include. [There are 30 prizes to be won, ranging from $20,000 to $1,000 with a total of up to $200,000 being awarded]. SUBJECT TO OFFICIAL RULES [https://developer.crayta.com/jam-rules/]. Void where prohibited Sponsor: Meta Platforms, Inc. 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025 USA.

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