[kde-edu]: VirtualRobo a new educational game

Tomaz Canabrava tumaix at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 17:23:23 CET 2010

I'm taking this project under my wing, it's good to see something like this =)

On 1/5/10, ranjith kannikara <ranjithkannikara at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We have a team and a proposal for a new educational game. The project idea
> is as follows..
> The project will be a simulator and a game. It will be easy to explain the
> idea in a user perspective view.
> First the user will be provided a circuit drawing interface. the interface
> will show a PCB in which the user can create his circuit, and the interface
> will list the common circuit building elements like basic gates, wires etc
> along with micro-controller, motors, wheels etc which will be useful in
> making the robot. After creating the robot circuit the user can simulate the
> robot in the simulator which will simulate the robot to a virtual world
> which will be just like the real world ( ie the user can see how such a
> robot is going to behave in real world from its behavior in this virtual
> world ) . In the virtual world which is the game interface the user have to
> clear different levels of the game like Racing, maze solving, line following
> etc. In all these levels the user have to compete with other robots which
> are controlled by the system ( The user will be able to clear a level only
> if the robot is efficient ). Thus the game can be used for testing the
> robot.
> The inspiration behind game is that the linux distribution provided by the
> government of our state to the schools lack such a game which is
> interesting, technical and educational at the same time.
> We are planning to do it in C++ and Qt and in KDE environment. We have not
> yet worked with the KDE libraries but would like to work with th KDE, if
> possible.
> I hope this is enough as an introductory description of the proejct we can
> have more discussion about the project if someone needs any clarification
> and if some one is willing to mentor us.
> Regards,
> --
> Ranjith Babu Kannikara
> 0091 9809215273
> Student, Computer science and engg, GEC Thrissur...
> Student developer google ( 2008 GSOC ).
> http://sourceforge.net/users/kannikara
> http://www.ranjithkannikara.blogspot.com/

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