Game-U Pathfinders….
Where Game Developers are Made!


Your Introduction to Unity and Game Development!

Have you ever wondered what game development is like? Ever wanted to see what happens behind the scenes of games? This is your time to start!

In this 4 week expedited course, you will explore a variety of games genres while learning the basics of real game design and development. We will use the game engine called Unity 3D to learn how to navigate in a 3D system, introduce programming, level design, texture and shaders, particles, and much much more! Learn by playing real games in Unity 3D to grasp a better understanding of how it’s all made.

Week 1: Getting to know Unity 3D + Applying Components in Unity 3D.
Week 2: Textures and Shaders + Introduction to Programming and Publishing
Week 3: 2D Sidescroller Designs + Level Design
Week 4: Race Car Prototyping + Special Effects and Navigation

Does this sound like a course for you? Sign up with Game-U today for your 2 hour weekly course and start your journey into game development!

Requirements- Your own laptop and storage device to save your work. Unity 3D 5.2.2 pre-installed. Laptops may be provided upon request. Mac or Windows both welcomed!

Age- 18+

Cost- $300 (**$260 for CIF Members and Sandbox Members)

Lesson Duration- Class meets once per week for 2 Hours

Class Schedule- Mondays 6:30-8:30pm  on May 15th, May 22nd, May 29th, and June 5th.

**In order to register for this class you will need to register on our portal as both the “Parent” and “Student.”**

Please note this class is held at the Columbus Idea Foundry – 421 W State St, Columbus, OH 43215.

Columbus Idea Foundry

Location – Please note this class is held at the Columbus Idea Foundry

GAME-U is an after school program designed by Game Industry Professionals which teaches kids how to design and build their own video games and robots. We cover all aspects of development including Level Design, Animation, Coding, 3d Printing, Robotics and more!

Game Design

From raw idea to finished product, you’ll bring your vision to life.

3D Modeling

Build your own world from the ground up — with the same tools the pros use.


From artificial intelligence to physics engines, the code you write makes it all happen.


No words can say what a picture can show. Bring your imagination to life in full color.

Sound Design

The creak of a door. The roar of an engine. The startling beauty of the right song at the right moment.


Breathe life into your game. Give it motion, action, reaction, and expression.

Creative Writing

Create the stories and characters that make your game unforgettable.

Public Speaking

Your voice is unique. Stand up and make it heard.


Work together. Share ideas. Give and get feedback. A strong team cannot be stopped.

Special Events

Game-U Hosts a Variety of Special Game Nights and Minecraft Birthday Parties. Click below to get more information.