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Get your car to squeak: Second OLPC Game Jam

February 9th, 2008 By:admin · 4 Comments

Today Ace Institute of Management hosted the second OLPC game jam organized by OLE Nepal. Students and enthusiasts from various schools got a chance to learn the basics of Suqeak to create simple applications. Participants were shown how to make a simple car game. Each participants had to get a car moving, with a steering wheel

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controlling its motion. A simple script would then give it a more authentic game feel by making the car move faster on the track and decelerate when it strayed out of the track.

Members from OLPC and OLPC Nepal were present at the the event.

Among other things students were encouraged to communicate and collaborate with each other through the Squeak Community Forum. They were also encouraged to make their own activities and post it on the forum. The development team at OLE Nepal will help the forum participants by giving suggestions and by guiding them through problems that they might face using squeak.

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More pictures and information to follow in the next post.

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