Fortnite Fundamentals: Strategies, Mechanics & Game Analysis

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Mentor: Diego Contra

Description

Have you been playing Fortnite and want to learn some tips to improve your game? 

If so, this is the course for you!  

You may already be one of the millions of gamers that play Fortnite on a daily basis, watch streamers like Ninja and aspire to learn more about the game as a whole and learn some strategies to step you gameplay up to the next level. 

This course is perfect for beginners and intermediate Fortnite players covering Master Building, Winning Strategies, and High-Kill Gameplay. 

Whether you downloaded Fortnite on PS4, PC, or Xbox— the map is still the same, the item shop changes at the same time, and you need to know the same fundamentals to succeed. Every system has its challenges, but the games meta stays ultimately the same. 

Fortnite is a free-to-play Battle Royale multiplayer online game. Recently, Fortnite has become a gaming cultural powerhouse attracting gamers of all ages and walks of life. This popularity has culminated in Fortnite online content collectively setting record-breaking viewership on streaming and media content platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Whether you are a casual or competitive player, Fortnite has something for everybody, and unlike other Battle Royale experiences, offers a fast pace so you can get in and out of the game without wasting precious minutes of gaming. You won’t be looting and camping for 30 minutes just to get taken out by an enemy that you never saw, just pure action and high-octane gameplay.

Curriculum For This Course

Lesson 0: Introduction 00:00:40
Lesson: Introduction

Welcome to the course! Instructor DiegoContra will give you an introduction to himself and what to expect out of this course. Enjoy!

Lesson 1: Course Expectations 00:01:19
Lesson: Course Expectations

Here's what you will need to navigate this course. 

Lesson 2: Activity: Fortnite Resources 00:00:23
Lesson: Activity: Fortnite Resources

Before you turn on or click that play button, Diego wants you to check out these useful resources beforehand and keep using these websites throughout to stay on

Lesson 3: Intro Fortnite 101 00:00:23
Lesson: Intro Fortnite 101

In this lecture, Diego will go over Fortnite as a game and what you need to know to get started.

Lesson 5: Understanding UI 00:01:12
Lesson: Understanding UI

Diego will give you a quick introduction on what to expect in the Fortnite 101 Section of the course and what you will be expecting to learn from this section.

Lesson 6: Optimizing the Game 00:03:10
Lesson: Optimizing the Game

In this lecture, Diego will go over all the essential things you need to know in order to optimize your game to make you play at your comfort level.

Lesson 7: Activity: Optimize Your Settings 00:00:53
Lesson: Activity: Optimize Your Settings

As an activity, Diego wants you to jump into some games and get use to everything as well as tweaking your settings to optimize your game.

Lesson 8: Introduction to Loot 00:00:21
Lesson: Introduction to Loot

Diego will give you a quick introduction on the Loots Section of the course and what you will learn.

Lesson 9: Healing Items 00:01:51
Lesson: Healing Items

Diego will give you a quick introduction on Healing Items in game and how to prioritize them in your loadout. 

Lesson 10: Weapons 00:05:44
Lesson: Weapons

In this lecture, Diego will go over all the possible weapons you can pick up in the game and what to expect from each so you can better prioritize your favorite

Lesson 11: Explosives 00:01:44
Lesson: Explosives

In this lecture, Diego will go over all the possible explosive items you can pick up in the game and how to effectively use them.

Lesson 12: Miscellaneous Items 00:02:17
Lesson: Miscellaneous Items

In this lecture, Diego will go over all the possible miscellaneous items you can pick up and if you should use them or not.

Lesson 13: Vehicles 00:01:23
Lesson: Vehicles

In this lecture, Diego will introduce you to the golf cart, currently the only vehicle in the game that you can drive around.

Lesson 14: Interactable Objects & Seasonal Changes 00:01:04
Lesson: Interactable Objects & Seasonal Changes

In this lecture, Diego will go over all the objects around the game that you can use in one way or another as well as explaining the reasoning behind Epic Game&

Lesson 15: Activity: Loots 00:00:27
Lesson: Activity: Loots

As an activity for the Loots Section, Diego wants you to try every weapon and item you can find in the game and find your favorites that best suit your play-sty

Lesson 16: Introduction to Mechanics 00:00:27
Lesson: Introduction to Mechanics

Diego will give you a quick introduction to the Mechanics Section of the course and what you will learn.

Lesson 17: Loot Spawns & Item Rarity 00:02:52
Lesson: Loot Spawns & Item Rarity

In this lecture, Diego will teach you all you need to know about how good a weapon is depending on its rarity.

Lesson 18: Weapon Mechanics 00:01:04
Lesson: Weapon Mechanics

In this lecture, Diego will teach you the fundamentals of aiming and how you can maximize your accuracy.

Lesson 19: Building Mechanics 00:03:15
Lesson: Building Mechanics

In this lecture, Diego will teach you the fundamentals of building mechanics and show you how you should be building or out building your enemies. In addition,

Lesson 20: Editing Mechanics 00:01:24
Lesson: Editing Mechanics

In this lecture, Diego will show you how you can edit your buildings and what you can do during a battle to maximize your chances to either take down an enemy o

Lesson 21: Activity: Practice Your Mechanics 00:00:31
Lesson: Activity: Practice Your Mechanics

For an activity for the Mechanics Section, Diego wants you to hop into playground mode (practice mode) and practice your building mechanics or hop into playgrou

Lesson 22: Introduction to Macro & Micro Game 00:00:34
Lesson: Introduction to Macro & Micro Game

Diego will give you a quick introduction to the Micro & Macro Section of the course and what you will learn.

Lesson 23: Rotating & Positioning 00:01:22
Lesson: Rotating & Positioning

In this lecture, Diego will teach you tactical strategies for rotating and positioning during a fight or playing around the storm.

Lesson 24: Intermediate Tips 00:03:34
Lesson: Intermediate Tips

In this lecture, Diego will show you tricks that are common to players that have been playing this game for a while. Master these and you will be a well above a

Lesson 25: Offensive & Defensive Strategy 00:03:42
Lesson: Offensive & Defensive Strategy

In this lecture, Diego will go over the best practices to push your enemy and defend from being pushed. He will teach you best ways to approach your enemy in di

Lesson 26: Introduction to Team Play 00:00:26
Lesson: Introduction to Team Play

Diego will give you a quick introduction to the Team Play Section of the course and what you will learn.

Lesson 27: Communication 00:03:03
Lesson: Communication

In this lecture, Diego will go through the basics of communications with your teammates, including how to simplify call outs to ensure information gets across t

Lesson 28: Loadout Differentiation 00:01:21
Lesson: Loadout Differentiation

In this lecture, Diego will go through some of the loadout differentiation especially the importance of holding items because some items that aren't useful

Lesson 29: Team Synergy 00:01:41
Lesson: Team Synergy

In this lecture, Diego will go through the basics of practicing as a team and how to adjust to your teammates. Diego will also help you apply what you have lear

Lesson 30: Activity: Team Play 00:00:31
Lesson: Activity: Team Play

For Team Play activity, Diego wants you to join your friends or use one of the many “looking for groups” options on websites like fortnitetracker.co

Lesson 31: Introduction to Advanced Concepts 00:00:45
Lesson: Introduction to Advanced Concepts

Diego will give you a quick introduction to the Advanced Concepts Section of the course and what you will learn.

Lesson 32: Resource Management 00:02:13
Lesson: Resource Management

In this lecture, Diego will point out resource management from the highest level of Fortnite. This will include how top tier players control their material, bui

Lesson 33: Engagement Strategy 00:02:57
Lesson: Engagement Strategy

In this lecture, Diego will explain the risk versus rewards of engaging in a fight in top tier plays, keep in mind that in the highest level playing field, losi

Lesson 34: Damage Evasion 00:03:05
Lesson: Damage Evasion

In this lecture, Diego will go over some strategies that top tier players use to avoid damage. Most top-tier players will simply go for brute force outplays tha

Lesson 35: Activity: Advanced Concepts 00:00:53
Lesson: Activity: Advanced Concepts

For Advanced Concepts activity, Diego wants you to check out large streamers like TSM_Daequan, SypherPK, Ninja, etc. as they stream their scrims all the time. S

Lesson 36: Introduction to Game Analysis (Average Players) 00:00:17
Lesson: Introduction to Game Analysis (Average Players)

Diego will give you a quick introduction to the Game Analysis Section of the course and what you will be expecting to learn from this section of the course.

Lesson 37: Gameplay Review - Average Players 00:11:02
Lesson: Gameplay Review - Average Players

In this lecture, Diego will go over a VOD submitted by more of a beginner level player and will analyze play by play what he did wrong and where he can improve.

Lesson 38: Activity: Analyze Average Players 00:00:32
Lesson: Activity: Analyze Average Players

For Game Analysis activity, Diego wants you to watch your own replay and apply what you have learned from section 4 to 7. Don't forget to take notes on wher

Lesson 39: Introduction to Game Analysis (Advanced) 00:00:26
Lesson: Introduction to Game Analysis (Advanced)

Diego will give you a quick introduction to the more advanced Game Analysis Section of the course and what you will be expecting to learn from this section of t

Lesson 40: Gameplay Review #1 (Advanced Players) 00:09:48
Lesson: Gameplay Review #1 (Advanced Players)

In this lecture, Diego will go over a VOD of himself playing. He will analyze what exactly went through his mind on specific plays and what he could have done b

Lesson 41: Gameplay Review #2 (Beginner Players) 00:04:02
Lesson: Gameplay Review #2 (Beginner Players)

In this lecture, Diego will go over a VOD submitted by a top 1% player and will analyze play by play specifically highlighting the difference between a average

Lesson 42: Activity 00:00:25
Lesson: Activity

For the Game Analysis activity, Diego wants you to watch top Fortnite streamers such as Faze Tfue, TSM_Myth, etc as these guys stream their scrims all the time.

About the Mentor

My name is Diego “DiegoContra” Froget and I am a partnered Twitch streamer known for my high-level gameplay in a variety of competitive games such as Fortnite and Overwatch. I've been playing Fortnite since launch and have accumulated several hundred wins as of today. This puts me in the top 1% of players in terms of wins and kills - I've even achieved as many as 20+ kills in many of my games. My mastery of the game combined with my degree in Education make me the perfect instructor to teach you everything you need to know about Fortnite.

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