Karel advanced features and competitions

We have started creating Karel games in our coding camps and would like to know about advanced features and competitions.

Created on May 7, 2018 in Camps.
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Game on!  Once you get a feel for how Karel works, it’s fun to create challenges for yourself and others.  Start small and build your competitions: a competition can be between two people, a club, a class, a school, or between libraries.  Here are some tools to help you get started:

Library Webinar 6: Karel Contests

This YouTube video is a recording of the webinar held on May 1st, 2018.  Topics:

  • About coding competitions and hackathons
  • Learn how to
    • Set up a competition.
      • Build challenges and points.
    • Use the Game Editor to create games which require programming to solve.
    • Use added features, including translation.
    • Set up a club or camp based on a competition.

Here is a link to the slide show used in the webinar.   Feel free to use this yourself for trainings or as a reference:

Webinar 6_ Coding Competitions and Gamethons with Karel the Robot

Plus a sample scoring sheet for a Karel competition.  This link allows you to view the sheet.  If you want to modify the sheet, make a copy first, then modify the copy.  

Scoresheet for Karel Game Competition


Commented on May 8, 2018.
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