CODEWEEK.UK 2017 COMPETITION
MAKE A VIKING GAME!
The DARE research centre at University College London are running a competition during UK Code week to make Viking games, using their popular game-authoring tool Missionmaker. You can read about Missionmaker at www.andrewburn.org/missionmaker. This version of Missionmaker was designed for a project on the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf, so its environments and characters are perfect for making Viking games. We have made Viking games recently with school students and educators in Denmark and Norway – now it’s the UK’s turn!
Once you sign up for the competition, we will send you a link to download a free copy of Missionmaker for 6 months, and instructions and rules for the competition. There will be six prizes: perpetual free site licences for missionmaker for the three best school entries; perpetual free individual licences for the three best individual entries.
Missionmaker games are perfect for UK CODEWEEK because:
- They encourage the use of programming principles such as Boolean logic through game design
- You learn about game design as well as coding, and produce satisfying 3D adventure games.
Click on the link below to sign up!