Build Your Own Text Adventure Game

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May
Online - Remote Learning
Thu May 20th 5:00pm-6:30pm 1 Days
£10Details

Build Your Own Text Adventure Game

Have you ever wanted to create your own text-based game, where the player has to make decisions to choose the next step in the adventure? If so then this is the Fire Tech Experience for you! We’ll take you through how to plan out your adventure, how to use Twine to build it and how to use some  of the more advanced features in Twine to add an extra layer of polish to your game.

Ages:

8-12

Equipment:

Laptop, required

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Pricing details
Price:  

£10

This course is delivered online and therefore requires you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here.

Build Your Own Text Adventure Game

This course is delivered online and therefore requires you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here.

from £10

Course highlights

Learn the basics of Twine

Learn the basics of Twine

Get a tour of the basic features of Twine and how to use them

Learn how to plan out your adventure

Learn how to plan out your adventure

We'll spend some time looking at ways to make the planning side of your adventure easier

Learn about the more advanced features of Twine

Learn about the more advanced features of Twine

Once we've dealt with the basics, then we will move on to explore some of the more advanced features of Twine

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Course Overview

Did you ever play (read?) a “Choose Your Own Adventure” style book, and think, “I could make one of these!”? If so then this is the Experience for you!

We’ll show you how to download and get started using a tool called Twine. This is a browser-based tool and is designed to make it easy for users to create precisely this type of content. As well as showing you how to use Twine we’ll also have suggestions for how to plan your adventure effectively. Once we’ve shown you the basics then we’ll also discuss some of the advanced features of Twine so that you can create the best adventure game possible.

FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar style, using Zoom, with the main expert tutor showcasing a new interesting aspect of technology and learning. Apart from Zoom, no other downloads are required.

What your child will learn

  • What Twine is and how it can be accessed
  • The basics of making a game in Twine
  • How to plan out an adventure for Twine
  • How to turn the adventure plan into a game
  • How some of the more advanced features can be used
  • How to polish the game to add an extra layer of professionalism

Build Your Own Text Adventure Game FAQs

Questions and answers of the customers