The climax of Summer Bytes ... computer games
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Summer Bytes climaxes this week with games, games, games ...
The challenge: play a computer game from every decade since the 1960s at The National Museum of Computing this weekend
Expert game developers will be on hand to help and visitors can even have a preview of a game being developed for a 1951 computer, the Harwell Dekatron / WITCH computer. Games will be available on machines like the 1970s Northstar Horizon, Ataris, BBC Micros, Archimedes, ZX Spectrums, Nintendos and PCs.
Wednesday 28 August
Coding Music with a Raspberry Pi: A workshop for girls
Friday 30 August
Game Creation Lab
Saturday 31 August
Games Saturday Can we get a game running on a computer from every decade since the 1950s? Are you up for the challenge for finding them? Plus talk by Richard Bartle, author of Designing Virtual Worlds and winner of Online Games Legend Award.
Sunday 1 September
Games Sunday Can we get a game running on a computer from every decade since the 1950s? Are you up for the challenge for finding them? Plus Indie game developers panel including Q&A.