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Discover fundamentals of computer programming by playing a board game! c-jump helps children to learn basics of programming languages, such as C, C++ and Java.
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Players:

2 to 4 players

Ages:

11+

Object Of The Game:

First player to move all skiers past the FINISH line is the winner!

c-jump games Made in USA
c-jump games are manufactured in the USA

Equipment:

One game board, one die, and sets of colored pawns representing skiers and snowboarders for each player.

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Great and unique learning game for kids! It teaches the child basic commands of a programming language, such as "if", "else", "switch", and introduces variable "x" concept.

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The child calculates number of steps in the move, including addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication of small numbers. The game helps to develop understanding of a complete computer program, formed by logical sequences of commands.

This game eliminates intimidation of many kids and their parents, bored by the mention of "computer programming", often associated with visions of geeky guys glued to their computers. c-jump reveals simple programming terms in a cool way!

By moving around the board , entering loops, branching under conditional and switch statements, the players gain physical experience of a complete program. Understanding of the internal action of a computer is essential to understanding what software is. Static program causes dynamic process in the computer. By playing the game, players see this process as physical and spacial motion.



c-jump facts:

  • This game is not only about teaching and learning: it's fun and entertainment for the whole family!
  • Skiing and snowboarding is a perfect programming analogy.
  • c-jump game is ideal for home school education.
  • The game is based on the code of a real computer program!

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US Patent 6,135,451
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