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Learn from the experts in Silicon Valley with our proprietary curriculum that takes you from total beginner to expert within a span of only a few weeks. Whether you’re an engineer, artist, sound designer, or have no experience at all, Indie Game Academy can help equip you with all of the tools you need to develop, publish, and market your first video game!

Whether your targeting platforms such as iOS, Android, PC, Mac, Linux, Playstation, Nintendo or Oculus, our experienced professors have released games on multiple platforms and can help make your dream a reality. At the end of the course, you’ll hone an impressive skill set that will help you run your own successful indie game studio and publish a monetized video game.

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Learn how to create your first video game
Create your first video game in less than 3 months

Are you looking for a fun technology summer camp that teaches you how to build your dream game?

Indie Game Academy has 2 video conference sessions every week. The first session is a lesson on the best practices of the game development cycle from seven industry pros. The second session is coworking where you work with your entire House to develop a video game.

Go from Ideation to Monetization and have a completed, paid video game under your belt in just three months. Indie Game Academy is a unique guided game jam experience. Whether you are an engineer, writer, designer, or student, you have a place here. We form you into multidisciplinary teams of 3-5 and help you to run your own Indie Game Studio. You will receive guidance from industry masters and form long lasting business partnerships with your classmates.

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Why do engineers, writers, designers, and students love Indie Game Academy?

Master Unity 3D and learn to code

Learn game development

Indie Game Academy will teach you C# programming in Unity 3D and will teach you advanced concepts around game design and game programmming.


  • Learn C# programming 🖥️
  • Learn how to create variables and functions 💻
  • Learn how to import assets for a faster go to market strategy ⬇️
  • Create a your first mario platformer in less than 30 mins 🏃
  • Project management and tools, learn Git and version control 🤗
  • Anyone, no matter your level of experience can do it 😊
  • Learn Game Developement SEO Strategies
    Learn from marketing industry professionals

    Video game marketing and publishing

    Not only is Indie Game Academy helping students build their first successful games and publish them, Indie Game Academy also offers premium video game development marketing classes that assist students with processes to monetize and market their titles.


  • Learn content marketing and search engine optimization
  • Learn strategies to target YouTube and Twitch streamers
  • Learn how to differentiate your title in over-saturated app stores
  • Get tips on creating an engaging trailer to captivate your audience
  • Create a targeted marketing campaign
  • Create a game that resonates with gamers or educators
  • Learn how to start your dream business

    Run a succesful game studio

    Running a succesful game studio is extremely tough, most people who try fail due to their lack of experience in running a business and monetization. Joining Indie Game Academy will set you up for success to have the best shot at building your dream business in this competitive, crowded, saturated market. By joining our program, you get access to the following for life:


  • Access to our private Discord with hundreds of other successful game developers
  • 1 on 1 sessions with our professors to help you release your first game
  • Real life stories & industry use cases of common pitfalls so you don't make the same mistakes
  • Marketing tips and strategies to grow your business and build your personal brand
  • Learn about plugins and tools to help you create games at record speed
  • Run a successful game studio

    Let us tailor the perfect program for you!

    Take the IGA Level Quiz
    IGA Level 1 Badge
    Level 1 - EMBARK

    $50

    Technical Foundation Get access immediately
    • Finish your first game in Unity
    • Earn the IGA Complete Level 1 Badge
    • Access to community and live support
    • 17 Pre-Recorded Videos
    • 5 Bonus Talks from Level 3
    • Intro to Unity
    • Simple C# Programming
    • Principles of Game Design
    IGA Level 2 Badge
    Level 2 - Explore

    $800

    Live Game Dev Classroom Register before April 25th, 2022
    • Publish your first game online
    • Earn the IGA Complete Level 2 Badge
    • One Month of Live Video Lessons
    • Access to IGA Vault recordings
    • Collaborate with a batch of peers
    • Learn industry pro practices
    • Unity Deep Dive
    • Intermediate C# Programming
    • Intermediate Game Design
    • Intro to Indie Game Business
    • Intro to Indie Game Marketing
    IGA Level 3 Badge
    Level 3 - Publish

    $2800

    Video Game Accelerator Register before June 6th, 2022
    • Publish your first game to Android, iOS, Steam, and more
    • Earn the IGA Complete Level 3 Badge
    • Three Months of Live Lessons from 7 Industry Gurus
    • Run your own Indie Studio with 3-5 teammates
    • Engineer, Design, Write and more for your team
    • Monetize your game and charge money for it
    • Access to IGA Vault recordings
    • Advanced Game Design
    • Advanced Indie Game Business
    • Advanced Indie Game Marketing
    • Pitch your game to a live audience of peers, press, and more
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