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POSTPONED - Making a Dog Petting Video Game from Scratch

Announcement March 17 2020:

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the NZ Games Festival have made the decision to postpone the Festival including Level Up workshops until next year, April 19-25th, 2021.

All event tickets will be fully refunded and the Capital E  team will get in contact with ticket holders shortly.

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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.

Wednesday 22 April, 9am – 12pm – Ages 8-12 yrs – SOLD OUT

 

Facilitator: Tana Tanoi

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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What's On

POSTPONED - Making a Dog Petting Video Game from Scratch

Announcement March 17 2020:

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the NZ Games Festival have made the decision to postpone the Festival including Level Up workshops until next year, April 19-25th, 2021.

All event tickets will be fully refunded and the Capital E  team will get in contact with ticket holders shortly.

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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.

Wednesday 22 April, 9am – 12pm – Ages 8-12 yrs – SOLD OUT

 

Facilitator: Tana Tanoi

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.

Experience Wellington COVID-19 FAQs 

  • When:22/04/2020
  • Duration:3 hours
  • Ages:8-12

Sessions

22/04/2020 9:00 am
Add to Calendar 22-04-2020 9:00 am Pacific/Auckland Capital E - POSTPONED - Making a Dog Petting Video Game from Scratch

Terms and Conditions

  • Once your booking has been processed you will be contacted by us either via phone or email. If you have not heard from us after three working days please contact us on 04 913 3740
  • We require minimum numbers for our workshops to go ahead
  • Children need to be picked up between sessions
  • Supervision is required between workshops if booking for more than one workshop on the same day 
  • Payment is required at time of booking
  • Cancellations made up to three days before the start date of the workshop are entitled to the full amount retained as Capital E credit.
  • Cancellations within three days of the start date of the workshop are not entitled to any refund.
  • On the day of the workshop, please phone us by 8.30am if your child cannot attend the workshop for any reason.
  • Due to allergies please ensure any food your child brings on the day is nut free.
  • We reserve the right to remove any child from a course/workshop if they prevent the rest of the class from learning and enjoying themselves.

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