Scratch Workshop: Design a Pong Game

Saturday May 7, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3 - 8

Make an online version of the bouncing ball game! Find out how to add sounds, points, or other effects. Then, challenge your friends to play.

Sign up for a free account at scratch.mit.edu to save your game.

GameStart Workshop: Roblox Level Design: Capture the Flag

Sunday May 8, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8

Make the game you want using a fun and familiar system with the Roblox Studio editor! Experiment with world-building using a 3D editor, and then publish your Capture the flag map for everyone to play from home!

GameStart Workshop: Minecraft Monster AI

Sunday May 15, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8.

Whether you're looking to create a brave companion for your Minecraft self or design new and challenging monsters to face, GameStart's colorful, visual interface allows you to access the same AI designs used by the game's creators!

See the fundamentals of how computer-controlled characters work in games, without even needing to type.

GameStart Workshop: 3D Video Game Design

Sunday May 22, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8.

Get your feet wet with video game design using the Unity Development Kit.

In this class we will be getting used to 3D models and the physics, code and mechanics that control them in video games. Once you learn how to use it, you can try it for free from home and make video games to your heart’s content!

GameStart Workshop: Minecraft Java Programming

Sunday May 29, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8.

Ever think that you could improve Minecraft?

In this class we will give you the tools to try! Take a peek at the code "Notch" himself wrote and modify it to make Minecraft your own!