Beat the Game by James Floyd Kelly
  

Beat the Game

Written by James Floyd Kelly

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In Beat the Game readers find themselves trapped inside a computer game. They must apply their knowledge of programming and algorithms to make their way safely through. The reader is responsible for how the plot unfolds and if you successfully complete the mission you can definitely call yourself a computer whizz.

The Rubik's Quest title Beat the Game is part of a larger series of four exciting books. It takes readers on an engaging adventure into the science and maths behind the Rubik's Cube which in 2014 celebrates its 40th birthday.The series allows children to achieve a sense of 'creating your own adventure story' by using their problem-solving skills in a twisting-turning world of toys and puzzles.

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Beat the Game by James Floyd Kelly

You've developed quite the reputation as a gamer and someone has taken notice. You’ve just received an email inviting you to test your skills on a new computer game – Knight’s Peril! A warning pops up when you click on the DOWNLOAD button.
Beware! Once you start the game, you cannot leave until you complete it. Your mission is to defeat the Black Knight who protects the exit portal. You will only be able to leave if you collect 26 Rubik’s cubies along the way. Make your choice and press CONTINUE or CANCEL.

The Magic Cube was invented in 1974 by Hungarian architecture professor Erno Rubik.

Can you complete the entire Rubik's Quest?

Beat the Game

and there are further Rubiks brain-busting Puzzles in

Beyond the Rubik Cube: Number Puzzle
Beyond the Rubik Cube Pattern Puzzle

About the Author

James Floyd Kelly is an author and blogger who has worked in technology for over 15 years, in roles such as technical trainer, network administrator, and technology outsourcing consultant. The Editor-in-Chief of the most popular LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robotics blog, The NXT Step, Kelly provides robot building and programming training and coaching to local teachers and students throughout the Atlanta region. He holds a B.A. in English (University of West Florida) and B.S. in Industrial Engineering (Florida State University).

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

James Floyd Kelly
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Publisher

QED Publishing

Publication date

7th July 2014

ISBN

9781781715598

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