MAKER CLASSES
Class descriptions for Gamerunner's maker classes are below.  Not every class will run every semester; please check the "Current Schedule" tab above to find out which classes will be running next!

Tabletop Crafter’s Guild

 

  • Recommended age level – 10 and up.

  • Recommended reading level – no reading required.

  • Class size – minimum 3 students to run; 5 student maximum

In this class, students will learn everything they need to know to bring their tabletop roleplaying and skirmish games to life!  Whether you are interested in building a post-apocalyptic wasteland for your Warhammer game or want to design a modular dungeon for your D&D group, this class will unlock the tips and tricks to making terrain, structures and scatter for whatever game you have in mind.

 

Using a variety of tools and techniques, this class is not only practical for gamers, but is also a great arts and crafts class.  Students will go home with several projects they have created, and they will learn valuable skills that can be applied toward any future crafts.  

 

Dungeon Decor and More

 

  • Recommended age level – 10 and up, unless student has completed World of Nerdcraft.

  • Recommended reading level – no reading required.

  • Class size – minimum 3 students to run; 5 student maximum

Do you want to make your D&D games more immersive?  Do you want to wow your players with 3-D maps and dungeon clutter?  Have you ever wanted to paint a final boss that will terrify your players when you place it on the table?  Dungeon Decor and More is the class for you!

 

Bring your tabletop roleplaying games to life with three dimensional terrain.  Make shops for your players to explore filled with books, potions, and weapons.  Learn how to paint awesome-looking miniatures.  And discover why the dollar store is the dungeon master’s best friend!

 

By the end of the semester, students will take home many projects that will enhance their games and that are just plain fun to play with.  They will learn crafting and painting techniques that they will use for the rest of their lives.

 

Students will be using sharp tools and hot glue.  There is a $40 materials fee per student.

World of Nerdcraft

  • Recommended age level – 9 and up.

  • Recommended reading level – no reading required.

  • Class size – minimum 3 students to run; 5 student maximum.

 

Pew pew pew!  Would you like to craft your own steampunk or Tron-inspired space blaster from a simple dollar store water pistol?  Create a dreamy spacescape with poster board, spray paint, and a few tricky techniques?  Transform a wooden cigar box into the perfect carrying case for your Magic deck, counters, and D20?  In 12 weeks of World of Nerdcraft, you will try your hand at these and other arty techniques guaranteed to spruce up your game cave, enhance your Cosplay, or create fabulous gifts for the geek you love.  Learn more about World of Nerdcraft here.  No reading required.

 

Nerdcraft 2 – Level Up!

  • Recommended age level – 9 and up.

  • Recommended reading level – comfortable reading/writing English, independently or with help.

  • Class size – minimum 3 students to run; 5 student maximum.

 

Students will use all the skills they learned in World of Nerdcraft to focus on larger-scale projects.  The first part of the class is dedicated to making a Post-Apocalyptic diorama featuring a Mad Max-style vehicle!  Students will learn scale modeling principles, kitbashing, and how to build structures with sheet styrene.  In the second part of the class, students will construct cosplay Steampunk power packs with cigar boxes and LED lights.  They will learn some basic woodworking and upcycling techniques, basic circuitry, and soldering.

Prerequisite: Must have completed World of Nerdcraft and demonstrated respect in the workshop environment and proficiency with select tools.

Contact Us

Gamerunner Class Locations:

Classes are held at our Long Beach home game room & workshop (address provided upon enrollment)


gamerunnergames@gmail.com

310-625-5088

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