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Though this training originated in the phase of lockdown due to Covid 19 pandemic, the history of the game is very old. As we all know, computer games or internet games are played by every age group. Some people are addicted to games. Some have even adopted the games as their profession. There is a debate on the “playing of computer games”. Some parents do allow their children to play games and some parents do not allow them at all. The parents who allow their kids to play games have different categories. Some parents allow in a restricted mode while some don’t bother of the time or even if they bother they don’t know how to control their kids.

This program is derived to spread the awareness of different aspects of online games within kids and their parents and even grandparents. The training has a very positive note to take from. How the strength of playing games can be productively utilized and how the online games can be enjoyable instead of raising it as a family and social issue, how the kids can create their own games, what steps they should follow is the gist of this training.

More About the training :

With the word “online games” there is a great amusement within few people. From kids to senior citizens anybody can be a fan of online games. It has been widely observed that Grandparents do play online games for hours and hours. Even parents play games in their free time. Some parents don’t play games but they allow kids to play games, in this scenario the parents should be aware of the games which their kids are playing. The playing should be for entertainment and nobody should become addicted to online games.

A famous example of addiction to online games is “Pub G“, we have been reading much horrifying news about this game. 

So the overall awareness of online games should be increased and we must observe the safety of our family members in this concern. There should always be an agenda of how you and your family members are going to spend your free time. When it comes to online games we should have questions like which games, for what time, and what each level of the games targets at. These are all important questions to decide if the specific online game is going to entertain or going to create stress for the family. One game addict in the family disturbs the routine of the entire family. So the online games should be played after analyzing and deciding the plan of the play.

We must motivate our kids to become smart kids. We must teach them to utilize their potential in a positive way. Ralph Bear was the father of online games. The first computer game is generally assumed to be the game Spacewar!, It was developed in 1962 at MIT, USA. older games were played with special instruments but nowadays it’s very easy with smartphones. Kids should be motivated towards such innovation and history.

New features of the online games have the following elements  :

●      Voice calling

●      Voice controlling

●      Gesture sensor

●      Graphical advancement

●      Virtual reality

●      Multiplier options

●      Portable gaming

●      3D visuals

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These features definitely are amazing and we get amused by them but at the same time, there are hidden dangers in these new features.

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Following are the Security measures that we should observe while playing online games:

●      Nickname should not include your personal data

●      Update antivirus

●      Authorized Version of the game

●      Don’t share personal

●      Strong passwords

●      Take care from the cyber crimes

●      Beware of webcam attack

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What parents should remember

●      Teach kids to update software

●      Set ground rules

●      Create family email id for online game

●      Teach them to use the print screen option if something goes wrong

●      Verify authenticity of downloaded files

●      Use parental control app

●      2 step authentication should be enabled

●      Report and block

●      Break from online games

●      Understand the game

●      Age-appropriate games

●      Tell them about cyber safety

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Advantages to grandparents

●      Online games make them active

●      They become tech-savvy

●      Their eyesights get improved

●      They get some brain activity

●      you get smart grandparents

Kids should know these points about their grandparents.

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Make Your Own Computer Games :

Sometimes kids don't like color combination, equipment, points of few games, etc. It's the best option to create your own computer games.

Make your own computer games with customization. We must remember the following points.

●      Analyze the scope of your game

●      Don't compare your game with professional games in the market

●      Think of your first game as a learning experience

●      Take your own time to create your own game, play your own game

●      Give it to your friends to play

●      Take help from professionals

●      Take help from social media

●      Coding

●      Keep it simple

●      Don't give up

Following 5 steps and skills are important  to create your computer game:

1)Do research

conceptualize your game

features of the game

attend few online courses

2)Design document of the game

game designing requires the following skills

creativity, artistic vision, sound knowledge, storytelling, analytical frame of mind, logical thinking, creative writing, programming, patience

3)Software

4)Start programming: coding

5)Testing: command testing, run-time testing (score, key functions, events)

functions settings, settings, character attributes

Decide Gamification for your game in further step: winning a prize, points (rules are told) to motivate users

Finally :

promote task management, increased motivation enforced desirable learning behavior

Games should be excited for everyone.

 We must remember to utilize our potential when it comes to games. Designing your own game to play is a great achievement and it really is thrilling. Please follow all the cyber safety and security norms as per the training. Please watch this video carefully. 

  • . Create awareness among Teenagers , benefits if they will make their own computer games. 2. To understand the negative aspects of online gaming

  • Should be aware about How to access internet

About the instructor


                                 Deepti Lele

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    Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Duration 30 Minutes
  • Skill level All level
  • Language English