Learning to code, one game at a time

Later Levels

Many see video games purely as a form of entertainment, but they can also be educational. Not only can they teach us to open our eyes and see new aspects to the world such as different ways of living and other cultures; they can help us learn employable skills that can be used in our day-to-day lives.

Most of my career so far has been in an IT role where I’ve looked after best-practice and policy, so a move in July to a new job where I’m required to write code has been a little daunting. Although it’s fun there’s so much I need to learn – but I don’t need to worry because games may have the answers. A number of releases make use of mechanics that help teach various programming mechanics, so I’m adding the following onto my study-list. Bring on the revision.

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