Kodu Game Lab           Ed Donahue Technical Evangelist, Microsoft  ed.donahue@micrososft.com   @creepyed | creepyed.com
Ed DonahueSalsa dancerLight joggerCasual cyclistSwimmerTriathlete (for thosecounting)Computer science majorLover of monosp...
Kodu Game Lab Create games with a simple visual  programming language Entirely icon-based Designed for game development...
More than Programming Improve problem-solving skills Producers of media rather than just  consumers Rich tool for narra...
How it Works Worlds   Create your own or build on an    existing world Programs Pages Rules Conditions and actions
Resources Get Kodu: http://aka.ms/kodu Tutorial videos Kodu classroom kit for educators   Getting Started with Kodu (k...
...in other news TouchDevelop: program apps on your phone Partners in Learning:  http://teachtec.cloudapp.net Windows 8...
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Introduction and walk-through of Kodu Game Lab. Includes where to go for good resources.

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Kodu Game Lab

  1. Kodu Game Lab Ed Donahue Technical Evangelist, Microsoft ed.donahue@micrososft.com @creepyed | creepyed.com
  2. Ed DonahueSalsa dancerLight joggerCasual cyclistSwimmerTriathlete (for thosecounting)Computer science majorLover of monospacedfontsSupporter of womenin techMicrosoft AcademicDeveloper Evangelist 3ed.donahue@microsoft.com | www.creepyed.com | @creepyed
  3. Kodu Game Lab Create games with a simple visual programming language Entirely icon-based Designed for game development Programs are expressed in physical terms like seeing, hearing and timers Advanced game design concepts are expressed in a simple, direct and intuitive manner
  4. More than Programming Improve problem-solving skills Producers of media rather than just consumers Rich tool for narrative creation and storytelling Implicitly practice math through branching and scoring Develop more positive attitudes towards computer programming Collaboratively work to create innovative solutions
  5. How it Works Worlds  Create your own or build on an existing world Programs Pages Rules Conditions and actions
  6. Resources Get Kodu: http://aka.ms/kodu Tutorial videos Kodu classroom kit for educators  Getting Started with Kodu (keyboard and controller)  Single session introduction  Kodu Curriculum (keyboard and controller)  Kodu Math Module Community at KoduGameLab.com, on Twitter, @koduteam and Facebook
  7. ...in other news TouchDevelop: program apps on your phone Partners in Learning: http://teachtec.cloudapp.net Windows 8! 30 to Launch: Build your app in 30 days with tips and tricks for Windows 8 development delivered to your inbox  http://aka.ms/EdWin8 Windows 8 DevCamp and Hackathon  Aug 17th and 18th, Reston, VA. http://bit.ly/OPWNvr

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