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MAKE A CONTROLLER TO PLAY CLASSIC VIDEO GAMES

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 and Thursday, 24 Jan 19

School Holiday Activity at The Nostalgia Box

A 1 hour activity making a working push-button to play a “Classic” video game you can re-program! Interface the push-button to a Raspberry Pi computer’s input/output wiring to drive a video game character. Instead of children being limited to playing yet another video game, they can also make the game controller, colour & re-animate the game characters, and change the program through simple Scratch block coding. This is an introductory course to get a taste of learning about electronics and coding iconic games such as Space Invaders and Asteroids. Take home your creation at the end of the session.

Ages 8+ years – parents & adults welcome to join too. Limited space, booking is essential. Cost $35 per person. Entry to Museum included for participants.

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