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Friday, November 4

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  2. page home edited ... Please feel free to use the discussion page for comments. New Links: Link to Coach Payne's …
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    Please feel free to use the discussion page for comments.
    New Links:
    Link to Coach Payne's wiki at his new school, St. Catherine's. There is a lot of added material at this site, and it is constantly updated! http://saintsgames.wikispaces.com/
    There is a brand new set of links relative to the History of Games, as well as the All-Time Top 50 Video Games and the Top Fifteen iPhone Games as of August, 2011
    Uploaded Games
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    12:07 pm

Thursday, October 20

  1. page home edited ... Suggestions are welcome, and content is invited! Please feel free to use the discussion page …
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    Suggestions are welcome, and content is invited!
    Please feel free to use the discussion page for comments.
    New Links:
    There is a brand new set of links relative to the History of Games, as well as the All-Time Top 50 Video Games and the Top Fifteen iPhone Games as of August, 2011

    Uploaded Games
    Due to the size of executables, many games were too large to upload. To see and review games submitted by students, please contact Coach Payne at cpayne at st dot catherines dot org.
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    VPython Intro Lab
    A general tutorial is being developed for VPython, and should be listed by the end of summer, 2011. Some of the higher-level tutorial/lessons are designed around those developed by Bruce Sherwood and Ruth Chabay for physics.
    xStudentxStudent Project StudentStudent Project
    The student-developed game project materials may be found on the Game Development and Simulation page. This is meant to be a joint project among several schools. Materials are updated regularly.
    Jane McGonigal on Gaming
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    5:16 am

Wednesday, October 19

  1. page Links edited This is a page for links that are useful in gaming, computer programming, and computer science. Ple…
    This is a page for links that are useful in gaming, computer programming, and computer science. Please annotate as you add. This needs to be dynamic and robust!
    Most of these listings are alphabetic, but the list starts with a view that involves what might be called "positive gaming" -- these are games that are designed to improve us, our environment, and some part of the world, from small to large!
    History of Games and Listing of Top Games in History
    Many thanks to John Zuur Platten, Director of Digital Media in Rubicon Studio's Los Angeles office, who suggested the following three links. We'll examine some of the games with which he's associated, including Dinger and Dragon Eggs for the iPhone/iPad.
    http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/5986/game_design_essentials_20_.php Contains a lot of classic games, and how their mechanics and core concepts can apply to digital gaming.
    http://www.1up.com/features/the-essential-50 A list of the top 50 video games, all-time.
    http://www.gamepro.com/article/features/212835/the-15-best-iphone-games/ The fifteen best iPhone games as of mid-August, 2011

    Games for a Positive Change, or Just fun! (suggestions from Reality is Broken, by Jane McGonigal, http://realityisbroken.org/)
    http://gameful.org/ A social network and site for producing games that make a positive difference -- really a fun place to get involved in game production at any level.
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Monday, October 10

  1. page home edited ... Please feel free to use the discussion page for comments. Uploaded Games ... Payne at cha…
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    Please feel free to use the discussion page for comments.
    Uploaded Games
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    Payne at charles dot paynecpayne at dpsncst dot catherines dot net (also a link below).org.
    Interesting Blog on Failed Game Designs that Came Back as Big Winners
    http://thegameprodigy.com/game-designs-that-failed-then-hit-the-big-time/ : Brice Morrison's blog about game design...
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    12:18 pm
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    Support this celebration and education event that celebrates the birthday of Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992), a pioneer of computer programming.
    Please tell the group about yourself when you can. Use the discussion page from the top menu to do this.
    Contact: Charles.Payne@dpsnc.netcpayne at st dot catherines dot org
    Wish to join? Contact Coach Payne at the address above.
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    12:17 pm

Tuesday, August 9

Wednesday, June 29

  1. page home edited ... Check out the first part of the links, which include games for positive change as suggested by…
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    Check out the first part of the links, which include games for positive change as suggested by Jane McGonigal (see below). These are really important games!
    VPython Intro Lab
    The first labA general tutorial is being developed for VPython mayVPython, and should be found at {VPython_Intro.pdf} .
    The second lab
    listed by the end of summer, 2011. Some of the higher-level tutorial/lessons are designed around those developed by Bruce Sherwood and Ruth Chabay for VPython may be found at {VPython2_ModelingMotion.pdf}
    The third VPython lab is {VPython3_CalcGravForce.pdf}
    VPython Lab 4: {VPython4_SpaceVoyagePart1.pdf}
    VPython Lab 5: {VPython5_SpaceVoyagePart_2.pdf}
    VPython Lab 6: {VPython6_SpaceVoyagePart_3.pdf}
    physics.
    xStudent Project Student Project
    The student-developed game project materials may be found on the Game Development and Simulation page. This is meant to be a joint project among several schools. Materials are updated regularly.
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