Photography courtesy of Humphrey Hanley.
come learn how to make a video game about petting dogs!
This introductory workshop will teach budding game developers the fundamentals of programming with the freely available block-based visual programming software, Scratch.
Attendees will learn how to make playable characters, the basics of animations, and very simple non-playable characters.
All attendees will have made a small game about petting dogs as well as how to learn to make their own games.
Suitable for kids (ages 8 – 12)
Anyone who is attending two workshops in one day will need to be collected by a caregiver during the lunch break.
As lunch is not provided, we recommend using this time to get something to eat.
$10 per workshop
Price is GST inclusive
capital e, 4 queens wharf, te aro, wellington
Tana is a programmer at Dinosaur Polo Club with a bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering (hons). He has gone from his humble beginnings of using Scratch to make one of his first ever games, to working on indie hits: Mini Metro and Mini Motorways, at Dinosaur Polo Club.
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