StarLogo TNG 1.5
StarLogo TNG - Programming environment with 3D Turtle graphics
Through TNG we hope to
￭ Lower the barrier to entry for programming by making programming easier.
￭ Entice more young people into programming through tools that facilitates making games.
￭ Create compelling 3D worlds that encompass rich games and simulations.
Here are some key features of "StarLogo TNG":
￭ 3D models in MD3 (Quake 3) and OBJ formats
￭ Terrain editor for designing levels
￭ Joystick and keyboard inputs
￭ 1st and 3rd person views
￭ "Say" bubbles to communicate text
￭ Easy yet powerful and innovative visual programming language.
￭ Any "newish" 1 ghz or better iMac, eMac, Powerbook, or iBook will do.
￭ Java 5 release 4 or later installed.
￭ If you don't have Java 5 release 4 or later installed, it is available via Software Update or directly from Apple for PPC or Intel machines.
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What's New in This Release:
- Pages expand vertically to fit taller stacks of blocks if needed
- Importing 3D shapes from KML (Google SketchUp files exported in Google Earth format)
- Over shoulder camera takes terrain into account, rising upwards if needed to make agent visible
- Drawing panel for drawing shapes, lines, and images on the terrain