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Game Based Learning Update!

Game On!

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This term my Yr 9 students were set the challenge of creating their own Video Game using any means they could find and would prefer using. The game could be of any genre’, as long as the violence aspect was kept to a minimum!

Previously the students had been been investigating Video Game Creation using Kahootz, however for what they were wanting to create it did not quite have the… needs and wants that the students were after.

In saying this it’s been obvious that they’ve pretty much all dived in the deep end without using the knowledge and know how and begun creating their Video Games using more complicated software and tools These tools being;

GameMaker

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– Game Salad

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Scratch

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Stencyl

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The main choices being Stencyl, which has just been released in the last fortnight and Game Salad, which i understand is being used very well by the Department of Sth. Australian Education.

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I’ll be sure to keep you all posted on the outcomes of the games being created as there is some wonderful stuff beginning to show! Watch this space!