My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game

My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game

My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game
Vicky Twomey-Lee
EnthusiastiCon 2020 - Sat Jun 6, 2020
Talk: https://pretalx.enthusiasticon.de/enthusiasticon-2020/talk/D7FVAU/

My more in-depth blog post on my journey working on the project: https://www.codinggrace.com/news/my-maker-project-print-your-own-adventure-game-2020-4-9/

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June 06, 2020
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  1. Vicky Twomey-Lee My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure

    Game EnthusiastiCon 2020
  2. • Coder • Involved w/ Irish Tech Community • Advocates

    Diversity in Tech • Maker Advocate Who? My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  3. My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game |

    EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  4. @CodingGrace @PyLadiesDub @GlobalGameCraft @WWCodeDublin @DublinMaker My First Maker Project: Print

    Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee @LoveLaceSpace @WITSIreland
  5. What…? Adventure Games https://www.flickr.com/photos/derekbruff/6373811675

  6. Search & Play “The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Game

    30th Anniversary” http://adarkroom.doublespeakgames.com/ Try: A Dark Room (iOS/Android) Adventure games to check out - free! My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  7. My Maker Project My First Maker Project: Print Your Own

    Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  8. *Note: not extensive • Raspberry Pi • Circuit Python •

    Adafruit mini-thermal printer • Arcade buttons x3 • Laptop with Python 3 • Mu Editor • VNC Viewer Project Ingredients My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee https://gph.is/15vrwcy
  9. What…? Raspberry Pi My First Maker Project: Print Your Own

    Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  10. What…? pi-top My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure

    Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  11. What…? My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game

    | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  12. Inspiration “Der Choosatron” Berlin Game Science Center My First Maker

    Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  13. My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game |

    EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  14. • Case for thermal printer • Stand for the arcade

    buttons 3D Printing My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  15. Printing an image with the thermal printer https://gph.is/g/ZPWWyjV My First

    Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  16. Printing an image Solution: Switched CircuitPython library & used a

    Python imaging library My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  17. Switched to pi-top [4] Where’s the printer? https://gph.is/g/ZPWWyjV My First

    Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  18. My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game |

    EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  19. Spreadsheet -> JSON • Looked at Twine • Chose Spreadsheets

    export to CSV • Python convert CSV to JSON Sample data https://gph.is/2d8XnGR My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  20. my thoughts after the project • Improvements like case cover

    and make it look as one unit • Switch to Raspberry Pi 3 or even a Raspberry Pi Zero • Realise I found it hard writing stories, plot generators online are helpful for random data So… https://gph.is/1OhAIXM My First Maker Project: Print Your Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
  21. Quick video of project My First Maker Project: Print Your

    Own Adventure Game | EnthusiastiCon 2020 | Vicky Twomey-Lee
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  23. pexels.com/photo/big-red-heart-on-dark-background-6371/ Thank You! @whykay | @eventgeekie My First Maker Project:

    Print Your Own Adventure Game EnthusiastiCon 2020 https://github.com/whykay/text-based-game-thermal-printer