A summer camp-style intro to video game studies, geared towards Zelda fans who want to learn to design and code games. Sign up to participate via the course page on Outschool.

From the start, The Legend of Zelda has helped to define excellence in video game design, blending storytelling, exploration, and technology. For anyone who loves video games and wants to develop their own someday, a close study of the series will provide an important foundation to build upon.

Slides from the course and recommended readings:

Week 1 – The Legend of Zelda (NES original and re-releases)

Week 2 – Zelda Series Overview

Week 3 – Breath of the Wild and Beyond

There’s more courses and resources out there, of course, but these should give you a good grounding for your Zelda-related studies!