Eben Goes Skiing - Create a Retro Video Game! - 31st August 2018

Eben Goes Skiing - Create a Retro Video Game! - 31st August 2018
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Accompanying Adult Fully Booked £8.00
Workshop Participant Fully Booked £12.00
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This workshop is now fully booked.

Cambridge computing supremo, founder of Raspberry Pi and long term computing fanatic, Eben Upton, will be helping you write a retro computer game using our BBC Micro computers from 1981!

Based around the classic 'Horace Goes Skiing' game for the Sinclair Spectrum, Eben will show you how the game mechanics work and how to write and modify your game in easy to understand stages.

You'll be writing your code in BBC BASIC - a language no longer used in today's gaming world, but the fundamentals of programming have not changed making this workshop still very relevant today. Indeed, there are many similarities between BBC BASIC and modern languages like Python.

This is a rare opportunity to be taught programming by THE Eben Upton, so get your booking in quickly to avoid disappointment!
Date : 31st August 2018
Workshop Starts at : 2pm
Duration : 1hr approx.

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

Check out our interview with Eben Upton about his early experiences in computing :

Remember - All proceeds go to support our Computing Museum!


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