Building Your First Game on the Internet Computer

Localhost: Building Your First Game on the Internet Computer

Saturday June 11, 2022
11:00AM to 2:00PM EDT
Event is hosted online
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Event Description

Welcome to MLH Localhost

Localhost is a great way to build your tech skills and hang out with the hacker community. If you'd like to attend the workshop all you need to do is register on this page and check the page again an hour before the event begins. You'll find the link to the Zoom as well as a bunch of resources for the workshop!

Powered by DFINITY & the Internet Computer

Introducing DFINITY and the Internet Computer, an amazing new blockchain powered development platform! In today’s workshop, you’ll learn how easy it is to build a multiplayer video game using the Internet Computer’s very own language, Motoko! We’ll even take it a step further and show you how you can deploy that game to the Internet Computer’s network and start playing with your friends in real time!

Requirements / Prerequisites

In order to deploy your project to the Internet Computer, you will need access to a GitHub account. You will need to have a working version of Node.js installed on your computer and have a downloaded version of the DFINITY SDK. Don’t have those installed yet? The material will walk you through Node.js and DFINITY SDK installation.

Who can attend?

Locations have different requirements for who can attend. This location is open to the following:


First 30 Mins: Introductions and Icebreakers
1.5 Hrs: Instruction
Last 30 Mins: Wrap up

Links & Resources

Participant Slides

These are the slides from the workshop. They are available on the registration page after you check in to the event.

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Source Code

The starter kit used to participate in the workshop.

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DFINITY Community Awards Program

An initiative from the DFINITY Foundation to provide funding to educators, community organizers, creators, developer evangelists to accelerate the growth of the Internet Computer ecosystem.

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DFINITY Developer Grant Program

The DFINITY Developer Grant Program aims to catalyze the growth of the Internet Computer ecosystem and make the Internet Computer accessible and approachable to more developers around the world by providing support to promising developers and teams.

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Hosted by

Mahesh Ravariya and Harshil Agrawal

Major League Hacking is the global hacker community. Our mission is to empower hackers.