Great news for all Raspberry Pi owners, especially those hoping to keep their children interesting in the device. The hit game Minecraft has been ported over the Pi and is available to download now at no cost from the Minecraft Pi Edition website. We gave it a quick go and were quite impressed.
I've been rather pleased with the enthusiasm shown by my eldest for doing more than simply playing Club Penguin or Moshi Monsters on the computer. We had a very productive time with the visual programming tool Scratch, culminating in the brilliant win of her coming up with a way of using it that I hadn't thought of.
This weekend, she turned to me as we were playing Skylanders and said that she wanted to have a go at programming. Sounds good, I said, what do you have in mind. Oh just something like Skylanders she replied. The wonderful thing is, that this might not be so far out of reach as I first thought.
The Christmas holidays mean everyone has lots of spare time on their hands to enjoy being around friends and family. Here's three great websites to keep everyone entertained during the festivities.
Christmas is here and online games are a fun way to pass the time. We've picked out three of our favourites.
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