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Windows - Kodu

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Description

Kodu lets you create games through a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game with no design or programming skills.

Features

  • Kodu is a rich tool for narrative creation and storytelling
  • Kodu demonstrates that programming is a creative medium
  • Kodu helps children with critical thinking, breaking a complex goal into manageable steps, and iterate on the design process
  • Kodu introduces the logic and problem solving of programming
  • Kodu introduces conditions and sequences, which teaches cause and effect
  • Kodu can be taught by any teacher, no previous programming expertise required
  • Students learn about cooperation, logic and creativity in addition to programming

Details

Languages

English (United States) and 1 other languages

English

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Supported processors

x86, x64, ARM

Kodu Game Lab

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More Kodu, just in time for the holidays and on all our favorite Windows tablets and touch devices... :)

(Microsoft News - Microsoft Releases Kodu Game Development Tool For Free In Windows Store)

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