[Chugalug] OT: Programming Game for Kids

William Roush william.roush at roushtech.net
Fri Sep 13 13:34:55 UTC 2013

Isn't this like a board version of the old turtle programming game for 
the Apple II (I think, I was like 6 at the time...)? That game was amazing.

William Roush

On 9/13/2013 7:09 AM, William Wade wrote:

> Ok, so this is not quite off topic... if you use this game to build 
> the next generation of kernel developers (which by the way are getting 
> older: http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/reports/7042/1)
> http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/danshapiro/robot-turtles-the-board-game-for-little-programmer
> A board game targeted to kids. This is not just a cheesy board game 
> like http://boardgamegeek.com/image/614630/computer-rage which did 
> come with binary dice however. It is real (and has real rules for 
> adults as well). If you are a board gamer, you might have played 
> RoboRally. Some of the same ideas. It is put together by a Google 
> Engineer, which I guess could mean it could be awesome, or awful. (I 
> am sure he did not work on Google Wave...)
> Yes, I am a backer. No, I don't get anything if you go to that link.
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