This is like the ultimate differentiation or challenged based learning task. How much fun would it be for a student to develop, design and construct their very own video game. Talk about getting students engaged with their own learning. This is from the guys over at Readwriteweb
Although it's getting a lot easier to build your own video games, many of the tools out there for doing so require you have a background in programming. Not so with with Stencyl, a new game creation studio that launches today.
"Our goal is to build the ultimate game creation experience, one that democratizes the game creation process by eliminating all technical barriers, leaving one's imagination as the limiting factor," says Stencyl co-founder Jonathan Chung.
For those familiar with MIT's Scratch, Stencyl's game design tool will look pretty familiar. Stencyl uses a similar drag-and-drop system, where users pull together different building blocks in order to create programs. More advanced users can also create their own building blocks that can in turn be shared with others.
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