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MMORPG Academy [2022]

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Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (or MMORPGs) are one of the world’s most popular game genres. Despite MMORPGs being enjoyed by billions of active players across the globe, there’s a shortage of skilled developers in this industry. With the right skills, developers trained in MMORPG development can go far.

MMORPG Academy is designed to give you everything you need to build your dream MMORPGs with JavaScript, Phaser, Node.js, MongoDB, and Docker. Using only free, open-source frameworks, you’ll learn how to build an RPG in Phaser, before setting up real-time communication across a server using Express, Socket.IO, Docker, and other popular modern tools. With these skills, you’ll be able to build your dream MMORPG and give your players an immersive, online RPG experience like never before.

You will master:

  • Persistent multiplayer worlds
  • Enabling players to explore together in real-time
  • Battle, health, and loot systems
  • Secure sign-up and login
  • Avatar selection and chat systems

 

Build an MMORPG

Create a portfolio of MMORPG projects, including:

 

Curriculum

Level 1 MMORPG Academy Learning Goals

LEVEL 1: BUILDING BLOCKS
  • Learn JavaScript
  • Create your first Phaser game
  • Basic interactivity & events

Level 2 MMORPG Academy Learning Goals

LEVEL 2: YOUR FIRST RPG
  • Craft an RPG with Phaser
  • Client-side game mechanics
  • Setting up tile-based worlds

Level 3 MMORPG Academy Learning Goals

LEVEL 3: SERVER-SIDE APPLICATIONS 
  • Webapps with Node.js
  • Authentication with JWT tokens
  • MongoDB

Level 4 MMORPG Academy Learning Goals

LEVEL 4: MMORPG
  • Authentication UI
  • Real-time gameplay
  • Server setup

Level 5 MMORPG Academy Learning Goals

LEVEL 5: ENHANCEMENTS 
  • Chat system
  • Avatar selection
  • Screen scaling

 

100% Beginner-Friendly

This curriculum gives you all the tools needed to develop MMORPGs – featuring introductory modules for those who have never coded before, to intermediate and advanced courses that will allow more experienced developers to take their skills to the next level, this MMORPG Academy is designed to help you succeed.

 

Courses by the World’s Best 

Our course instructors aren’t just fun to learn from – they’re also serious gamers, qualified coders, and have been formally certified for their excellent programming and teaching skills. That way, you can be confident that you’re developing strong, modern skills that will set you up for success as a game developer.

 

Why Learn MMORPG Development?

The global game market is currently seeing an unprecedented increase in revenue, with billions of dollars being earned by developers and publishers each year. Attracting millions of more players than other multiplayer genres, the MMORPG market accounts for a significant portion of this revenue increase.

Line graph showcasing the worldwide game market revenue growth

MMO Populations for various games in 2020

MMO Market growth predictions

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  • 28h 15m
  • Certificate of Completion
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WHO CAN TAKE THESE COURSES?

We start with the absolute basics and go through everything step-by-step – so even if you have zero experience in programming, you’ll be able to easily follow along.

More experienced? Whether you’re wanting to brush up, expand your skills, or learn a new technology, our courses are structured in a way that makes it easy to skip ahead to the lessons that are relevant and interesting to you.

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Access live coding lessons where you can practice coding right in your browser, and instantly see the results of any changes you make to the code:

Reinforce key concepts with in-course quizzes, which appear throughout courses:

COURSES BY THE WORLD’S BEST

Our course instructors aren’t just fun to learn from – they’re also serious gamers, qualified coders, and have been formally certified by Unity Technologies and CompTIA for their excellent programming and teaching skills. That way, you can be confident that you’re developing strong, modern skills that will set you up for success as a game developer.

YOUR COURSES, YOUR WAY

Learn with project-based courses that are designed to be flexible – access them 24/7, fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.

With an online platform optimized for all modern devices, you can even learn on the go!

✅ Watch video lessons

✅ Download course printouts

✅ Explore interactive lessons

✅ Practice with source code

✅ Build real projects

✅ Earn completion certificates

ACHIEVE REAL RESULTS

Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!

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The Unity courses at Zenva helped me achieve a level of comfort with game development that I didn’t think was possible. They give you the confidence to expand your skills, and were so easy to understand.

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