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Gamers of the Future

 

Do you have what it takes to build the next great game? Assemble a team, think of a game and build it using software of your choice.
 
Then win great prizes.

 

Challenge accepted? Game on!

 
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Open to all KS3 students, this competition is being run as part of BelTech’s Education Day, taking place on Friday 22nd April at Titanic Belfast.
 
Competition entries will be shortlisted and two individuals or teams will be invited to the event where a winner will be chosen.

 

The closing date for entries is Friday 8th April.

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Entry Requirements

KS3 students can work alone, in pairs or teams of up to 4 to design a game using software of their choice e.g. Python, CSS, HTML or Scratch.
 
The theme of the game can be anything from a hobby, classroom project or a topic suggested by their teacher.

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Essential Game Criteria

• A score facility
• A help facility
• An outline of the game’s rules
and how to play it
• Maximum of 3 lives per game
• Use of features such as rollover
or click events
• User feedback in the form of
messages or sounds
• Suitable user interface and
graphics for the KS3 audience

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How to Enter

Entrants should produce a short video (no longer than 3 minutes) about their game, including a quick synopsis of what the game is and how it meets the essential criteria.

 The video should be uploaded to YouTube. Entries, which should include a link to the video, can be made below.

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Prizes

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1st Prize

Raspberry Pi 2 Ultimate Starter Kits for each team member.
One term of school mentorship to develop a Coding Club.

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Runner up Prize

Raspberry Pi 2 for each team member.

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Submit your game!

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    Team Name (required)

    Participants Names (required, comma separated)

    School Name (required)

    Game Name (required)

    Game Description (required)

    Link to Game (required, full link including http://....)

    Teacher Name (required)

    Teacher Email (required)

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    Need more information?

    If you have any further queries please feel free to contact us using the details provided below.

    Connla McCann

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    Aisling Events, Teach Basil, 2 Hannahstown Hill, Belfast,  BT17 0LT

    [/one_half] [one_half_last] Phone:028 90 611 916
    Mobile:07841101274
    Email: c.mccann@aisling-events.com
    Twitter: @ConnlaMcCann

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    Orlaith Carland

    [one_half] Address:

    Aisling Events, Teach Basil, 2 Hannahstown Hill, Belfast,  BT17 0LT

    [/one_half] [one_half_last] Phone:028 90 611 916
    Mobile:07841469536
    Emailo.carland@aisling-events.com
    Twitter: @OrlaithCarland

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    Kainos Software

    [one_half] Address:

    4-6 Upper Crescent, 
    Belfast, 
    BT7 1NT

    [/one_half] [one_half_last] Phone:028 90 571100
    Email: edu@kainos.com
    Twitter: @KainosSoftware

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