This year for our internships Rachel is training a group to make Visual Novels with the RenPy engine! It has been a lot of fun, and each person is working on their own unique games. Through the process, they’ve been learning about Python and RenPy, as well as how game art works, drawing their own[…]
During the month of August, Rachel built and presented a lesson on introductory game development using MIT’s Scratch to groups of girls in Kansas City and Wichita. Rachel taught the girls to make Pickin’ Sticks, and the girls expanded on those games and made it their own! A lot of the girls were excited to[…]
This week we’ve wrapped up another game development course taught here in the Kansas City area! The students learned the basics of the Lua programming language and the Gideros Studio program in order to make simple video games. The students were given a DVD case with a CD of the course content, sample code, and[…]
Working on game programming over the weekend, and set up a bank account during the week.
Maker Faire KC was this past weekend, and I was volunteering at the CCCKC table. To display some of our member projects, I brought along my tablet and showed off a couple of my newer Android games: Delfino&Katyuno and Pickin’ Sticks LXXIV. Two years ago, I had my own table at Maker Faire and had[…]