Build your Own Game with PlayCanvas (2-5pm)

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University College London

Marquee in the Quad, Wilkins Building



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Build your Own Game with PlayCanvas

This is a three hour workshop for anyone who wants to learn how to build their own game online.

Bring your laptop and creativity to this session, where you’ll learn the basics of online game building using the PlayCanvas platform.

Important: To participate in this session, you must bring your own laptop with the latest versions of Chrome or Firefox installed. Your setup needs to be able to cope with WebGL Graphics. Javascript experience useful, but not essential.

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About the session host
PlayCanvas is an open-source game engine that allows anyone to build amazing 3D games in web or mobile formats.

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Interested but can’t make it to the session? Tweet your thoughts and opinions to @ucldigifest with hashtag #dfplay and populate the discussion online!

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