Midwinter Recess Family Workshop: The Game-Making Game

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February 16, 2013

2:45pm and 3:45pm.

Museum of the Moving Image


Young elementary, Tween, Teen

$12; $9 seniors/students, $6 children ages 3-12

Event description: The exhibition Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off looks at the first fifty years of video games. All games, from Tag and Tic Tac Toe to Pac Man and Super Mario Galaxy are actually systems that share common features. In this 45-minute workshop, children learn what makes a game a game -- and what makes a game fun -- by making one, using tokens, die, game chips, and other materials. Materials fee $5, plus admission.

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Museum of the Moving Image advances the understanding, enjoyment, and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media by presenting exhibitions, education programs, significant moving-image works, and interpretive programs, and collecting and preserving moving-image related artifacts.


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