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Can you identify this educational 1980's computer game?

When I was a child, in the mid 80's our school had this game on the BBC micro. It was a mainly text based game about being a space explorer. [more inside]
posted by Just this guy, y'know on Jun 7, 2015 - 2 answers

Create a game for JH students

Help design an on-going game for Junior High students [more inside]
posted by _DB_ on Oct 3, 2011 - 6 answers

"Game Art" universities in Montreal?

Do you know of any schools in Montreal that offer programs in Game/3D Art? So far my results only show character-animation based schools, and I'm looking for something less specialized in the field. (The Game Art & Design program at the Art Institute is sort of my reference point.)
posted by Tequila Mockingbird on Apr 21, 2010 - 2 answers

Online school for programming?

My boyfriend is hoping to find a really nice online programming study that results in a Bachelor's degree - his goal is to work on games, but we figure that non-game-based online schools could be just as helpful, and cost-effective. (Learn normal programming, and then just adjust courseload later on to take a couple of game programming classes and take a lot of C++ and usual game languages.) Does anyone have recommendations for such online study programs? [more inside]
posted by Bakuun on May 7, 2009 - 5 answers

What is this children's game?

Schoolyard game identification: Everyone gathers around one spot, and one player bounces/throws a playground ball as high as they can (and shouts the name of the game?). While the ball is in the air, everyone else runs out from the center. When the person in the center catches the ball, they shout, "Stop!" and everyone has to hold their place. Then the person in the middle tries to hit someone with the ball. What game is this, and what are the rest of the rules?
posted by stopgap on Feb 27, 2006 - 20 answers

Pomp, or schoolyard sand-tackling

There was a game I played in elementary school which we called "Pomp." At my school we had a sand field. Weird, I know. One guy would stand in front of everybody and yell "Pomp" and then every­body'd charge towards the other side of the sand and the 'pomp'-yelling guy would try to tackle somebody. Kind of a smearthequeer thing. [more inside]
posted by punkbitch on Feb 27, 2006 - 34 answers

Any suggestions on contacting video game companies regarding a fund raiser?

Any suggestions on contacting video game companies regarding a fund raiser? (MI) [more inside]
posted by xorowo on Feb 15, 2005 - 2 answers

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