Full Cycle Game Academy

Innovative game development education specializing in Unreal Engine. Founded by Gamecan.

About the Academy

Full Cycle Game Academy is a unique game development education opportunity where you will learn from experienced Unreal Engine specialists. The goal is to provide our students all the knowledge, experience and tools to ensure them a spot in the game industry.

Full Cycle Game Academy will emulate a real-life game development company’s work with game industry’s widely used tools, experiences and processes. We will develop your teamwork, organization and communication skills and offer in-depth training in Unreal Engine. We’ll help you to become a successful Unreal Engine game developer.

Unreal Engine specialists are the most sought after talent in the game industry.

The course will start on the 1st of September on-site in Pärnu, Estonia. For three months you will learn everything from project and time management, game design, documentation to the basics of Unreal Engine specialties. 

After the basic course you can choose to continue your training in the PRO course.

The classes will take place 3 times per week Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 6PM – 9PM.

Applying requires a base knowledge of C++.
With these materials you can learn it in a month still be in time to apply!

Duration: 3 months
Tuition: 200 euros (+VAT)

Accepting applications until 15.07.2022!

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Game Design:

  • Introduction to Game Design
  • Gameplay
  • Documentation

Level Design:

  • Overview
  • The Design Process
  • Aesthetics

Project Management:

  • Team Work Flow

Introduction to Unreal Engine:

  • Blueprint Scripting
  • 3D Geometry
  • Rendering, Sounds & Graphics

Gameplay Scripting (BP & C++):

  • Source Control
  • Unreal Base Scripting
  • Framework
  • Framework Practice Project
  • Player Controller
  • Player Controller Practice Project
  • Object Oriented Unreal Engine
  • Component Architecture
  • Unreal Architecture Practice Class
  • Technical Animation
  • Technical Animation Practice
  • Class
  • Physics and collisions

Content Pipeline:

  • Creating the Content
  • Mesh & Skeletal Mesh
  • Texture & Material
  • Animations
  • Audio
  • Particle (VFX)
  • Sequencer
  • Landscape
  • Overview / UX
  • UMG

AI:

  • Overview
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You will get in-depth training in the following areas:

  • UI
  • AI
  • Tech Art
  • Gameplay Programming

More information coming soon!

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    The course will start on the 1st of December on-site in Pärnu, Estonia. By the start of the PRO course you have acquired the basic knowledge of the game industry and game development with Unreal Engine.

    You will be trained and mentored with Unreal Engine to acquire all the necessary knowledge to join a position in the game industry right after graduating.

    Previous successful completion of the BASIC course is required.

    Duration: 6 months
    Tuition: 500 euros (+VAT)

     

    Meet our Instructors

     

     

    Leo is a computer engineer who started his career working on embedded systems and web development for Internet of Things applications, but found his real passion in game development. In early 2022, Leo flew from Brazil to Estonia to chase his goal of creating unforgettable game experiences in Unreal Engine.

    Studying in Pärnu

    Pärnu is the fourth largest city in Estonia. It’s known for its large beaches and gorgeous nature. The living costs in Pärnu are very low and the living environment is one of the best in the region. Check it out yourself!

    The classroom will be equipped with state of the art computers and has all the software you need for your study. We will provide you “after hours” time in the classroom every day to work on your projects.

    The lecturers will mentor you throughout the courses and the education team is available for support.

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    Gamecan is a rapidly growing game development studio based in Pärnu, Estonia. We specialize in Unreal Engine.

    With our fast growth it’s been a challenge to find new talent as fast as we’d like to expand our team and we see that the problem is increasing globally. More and more Unreal Engine specialists are needed in the games industry as the engine is quickly growing in popularity.

    This, and the mission to develop the game development scene in Estonia, is what led us to creating Full Cycle Game Academy and we are really excited to start the journey this Autumn!

    Gamecan is a rapidly growing game development studio based in Pärnu, Estonia. We specialize in Unreal Engine.

    With our fast growth it’s been a challenge to find new talent as fast as we’d like to expand our team and we see that the problem is increasing globally. More and more Unreal Engine specialists are needed in the game industry as the engine is quickly growing in popularity.

    This, and the mission to develop the game development scene in Estonia, is what led us to creating Full Cycle Game Academy and we are really excited to start the journey this Autumn!