BEAT THE CENSOR - an illustration of different censoring attempts SCORE: 0000 | Users connected: 000 Why do some countries censor the internet? Frankly we do not know and you would need to ask the respective governments why they are doing it. About An overview of Kodu. (Click to play) Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and Xbox via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills.
OpenRPG: Online Virtual Tabletop I've been wanting to redesin my website for some time. This new design is really only a tweak to the old design, but it has one important change: it works on both desktop and mobile devices. And it's not two different sites (as is often the case), but rather one site that adapts. If you look at this site on your smartphone, it should adapt to the smaller screen size. It's not ideal. When I saw it works, I don't mean it's flawless. The best game design articles on the site This is post #2,342 on this blog (not counting the dozens of articles, snippets, and presentations not in the blog database)… yet more of the over a quarter-million words written here since the site started in 1997 and the blog in 1998. And I have to admit, I tend to take for granted the idea that people have read all the stuff that matters, so they understand me when I throw around terms or assume that they know what my past writing on the topic is. Which is ludicrous, of course.
Audio Tools Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! guest Join | Help | Sign In cooltoolsforschools Home processing : black hole pong Robert Unwin summer project 2010 This game is a light-hearted remake of the old classic, except with a cosmic twist! The original game of Pong involved each player controlling a paddle which they would use to bounce a ball back to their opponent, in the hope they would miss. Each time the ball touched the opponent's side of the screen, the player would win a point. How to Make Flipped Learning Work in Education Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to apply what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. But there are still some misconceptions about this strategy, and some teachers have struggled to put it into practice. With the generous support of Adobe, we’ve assembled this collection of stories and resources to help you make flipped learning a success in your schools.
OpenTTD For OpenTTD you can use the original Transport Tycoon Deluxe data files (you need to own a Transport Tycoon Deluxe CD). There are also the free alternatives: OpenGFX (graphics), OpenSFX (sound) and OpenMSX (music). These can be installed automatically by the Windows and OS/2 installers. Please refer to the readme for more information. You can download the free alternatives here: download OpenGFX, download OpenSFX and download OpenMSX.
Unleash the power of HTML 5 Canvas for gaming - Eternal Coding HTML 5 browsers and HTML 5 for Windows 8 Metro are now serious candidates for developing modern games. With the canvas, you have access to an hardware accelerated space where you can draw the content of your game and with some tips and tricks you will be able to achieve a splendid 60 frame per second render. This notion of fluidity is really important in games because the smoother the game is the better the feeling of the player is. The goal of this article is to give you some keys on how to get the maximum power from HTML 5 canvas. I will use a sample in the following chapters to help me demonstrate the concepts I introduce. The sample is a 2D tunnel effect I wrote for the Coding4Fun session I presented for the TechDays 2012 in France (
About Us What is MIT App Inventor? MIT App Inventor is an innovative beginner's introduction to programming and app creation that transforms the complex language of text-based coding into visual, drag-and-drop building blocks. The simple graphical interface grants even an inexperienced novice the ability to create a basic, fully functional app within an hour or less. Toca Builders Dear Parent, Meet the Builders! They’re a nifty bunch here to help you realize your wildest construction dreams and plans. The Builders are at your command: build, paint, tear down and PLAY – Toca Builders is as much a tool for creating constructions as it is a world in which to create your own fantastic games. Toca Builders is the first toy for me as a Play Designer to oversee from start to end, and with the newcomer’s ambition I feel we’ve pushed the envelope of what a Toca Boca toy can be.
Digital and Virtual Field Trips What kinds of virtual field trips are available online? What trips can I explore with my students? How can I integrate virtual field trips into my classroom? Games in Schools 3rd round - updated course - EUN Academy “Computer games are the most powerful learning tool of our age.” Professor Henry James, MIT We are delighted to announce this 3rd round of the Games in Schools course with new content, activities, webinars and subtitles in French, Italian, Greek and Romanian. The course takes into account some of the more recent developments in the area of games-based learning including virtual and augmented reality, a bigger focus on mobile games for smartphones and tablets, as well as the newest games and hardware available on the market. Join us in this exciting MOOC for teachers exploring the potential of games-based learning in schools.