Club Notes

We met and talked about the plans for Computer Club.  We made sure that Visual Studio Express was installed on the student PCs.  We ran into some technical problems getting Mr. Buhl’s laptop on the network to show the new Computer Club website, but we were able to get past that.

The question was put forward to the attending students: What do you want to get out of this class/club?

The following were the answers:

Chris Bloom:  I want to learn to create a unique program on my own. (Self sufficiency)

Bianka: I want to create a game.

Mitchell: I want to make some sort of game.

Bryanna: I want to make a game.

Michelle: I’ll learn whatever Mr. Buhl is willing to teach.  Nothing specific.

Michael: I have three things: 1. I want to learn how to code in Minecraft, 2. I want to learn how to create a game, 3. I want to learn how to create a website.

Chris Buhl: I want to make a digital picture that can be manipulated.

We talked about the different kinds of games we’ll be able to make in the club.  Intense graphical games will be challenging, as we don’t have the tools available to us.  We talked about possibly doing a MadLibs game this year.

6 comments on “Club Notes

  • i would like to learn to make a driving game

  • I want to learn about computers, the language, coding and how it works as well as learn how to make programs.

  • Are we going to be doing 3d game designing, 2d or, other? What I hope to learn is to get better at modeling and animating.

    • If we can, I’d like us to be able to get into the Unity engine by the end of the year. I don’t know if that’s going to work out, though, as at this point, we don’t have the ability to install the necessary tools on the computers in these labs. I’m hoping to rectify that soon, but we’ll still have a long ways to go before we’re getting into 3D engines.

      Most of what we’ll be doing with games will be 2D, or even text based, especially at the beginning. Getting into some of the richer game elements can be fairly advanced, and this is very much a beginners class at this point.

  • i want to learn more about the use of certain programs. as well as to make a computer run at a decent speed.

  • i would like to learn who to do all basic things that involve computers

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