Tag: video games

June 12, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

What – and who – is necessary to make a good video game? In this monthly series, learn all about the principles of game design. Then, bring those ideas to digital life through a variety of illustration, coding, and storytelling activities. Best for tweens and teens. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
May 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

The fate of the world rests in the hands of the teens at Anythink Wright Farms, but the only way you can help save it is by convincing a group of teens and library staff that you're reliable and trustworthy.  Give us your 30-second save-the-world speech. Then, join us for snacks and a high pressure collaborative video game. 

Age: 
Teen, Tween
May 18, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Have you ever dreamed of discovering the Triforce in a ruined castle, or defending your garden from hordes of voracious zombies? Now you can! Use tried-and-true game design principles to translate the biggest and best video games from screen to library so that we can all play them together in real life. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children
May 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

What ­– and who – is necessary to make a good video game? In this new monthly series, learn all about the principles of game design. Then, bring those ideas to digital life through a variety of illustration, coding and storytelling activities. This month, bring your very own action platformer to life with the basics of coding. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
May 4, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Celebrate an emerging art form! In the style of a book club, we’ll play, explore and discuss new and classic games. We’ll also enjoy fierce – but friendly – competition with a variety of multiplayer games. Then, we’ll design the month’s game for Video Games IRL. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
May 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Video game streaming has become a popular way for gamers to share – and potentially monetize – their hobby. But what does it take to become a streaming star in an increasingly crowded social media landscape? Learn how to design, setup, and operate a Twitch or Youtube channel that will put you on the path to streaming stardom. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween
April 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

What — and who — is necessary to make a good video game? In this new monthly series, learn all about the principles of game design. Then, bring those ideas to digital life through a variety of illustration, coding, and storytelling activities. This month, learn about the production process for making a great game, then break into the biz with our game development simulator! 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween

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