[Chugalug] OT: Programming Game for Kids

wes wes at the-wes.com
Fri Sep 13 15:14:42 UTC 2013


that was LOGO and it wasn't a game! that was real life!!

-wes


On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 6:34 AM, William Roush
<william.roush at roushtech.net>wrote:

>  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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