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Boardwalk is an open source software tool used for developing multiplayer board games (a future version may add support for games with 2D animation). Boardwalk runs under Linux and will be implemented in Python. The target platform of Boardwalk is the OLPC laptop. OLPC stands for One Laptop Per Child, a project which aims to distribute millions of $175 laptops to schoolchildren in developing countries. Each laptop runs Linux and is equipped with peer-to-peer networking. The Windows version of Boardwalk is called Treenimation.

Using the built-in Treescript scripting language, developers can create almost any board game imaginable (a future version may allow games to be written in Python as well as Treescript). Non-programmers can create drag-and-drop board games, and programmers can add functionality to these games.


Contact Info

Mike Hahn
2495 Dundas St. West
Ste. 515
Toronto, Ontario M6P 1X4
Tel: 416-533-4417