Game Dev Club is a place for NFMHS students to learn together, plan together, and design together. Our members all share an interest in video games and some aspect of game art and design. With various skill levels in an assortment of programs, our club enables students to use each other as resources in addition to the digital resources we have available to create original, functioning, playable games.

Software

Club members have access to all the software available in the Game and Simulation courses as well as some additional game engines. Most of the software available can be downloaded at home either free with a school email, or for a heavily discounted price.

3D and Animation Software

  • Autodesk Maya 2015
  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2015
  • Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
  • Toon Boom Harmony

Game Engines

  • Unity Game Engine
  • Unreal Engine 4
  • Game Maker 8
  • Game Maker Studio

Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Premiere
  • ...and the entire suite!

Equipment

In addition to the computer software, students have access to some digital equipment that can help enhance the art and design process.

  • Wacom Drawing Tablets
  • Headphones
  • SLR Cameras