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tankerguy1917

I would say it found me. One of my brothers had been coding for a while, showing me what he did and explaining what it all did. And at the same time, most of my friends were really techie and into coding. I would inspect the code on websites, change a few numbers, and that was about it. One day, I was in a class that I had been trying changed, as I didnt need it anymore (or to begin with), one of my school counselors came in and showed me a list of available classes, and one of them was coding. It looked better than any other class that was available, and I knew that a few of my friends had it that same period. So the next day, I'm learning HTML. Then, years later (near the end of the last school year), I picked coding as one of my classes. Now, I am learning python/pygame, I am way ahead of where the I should be if I was just following along with the class, and I am even attempting to make my own game engine using python and pygame.

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Ashley

I wish that my friends at that time were techie. I was a true techie at heart but I would get teased by those around me because of it. So, I never looked into it and focused on other things as a child. I am glad that you found it at such a young age. I took one computer class in middle school and I hated it. We didn't get into coding, we were just learning how to type. LOL! I haven't learned Python yet but I am so excited to start. When you finish your game, post it so I can play it. :)

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tankerguy1917

I was the opposite. My friends thought it was weird that I didn't know a lot about computers, and to be honest, I still don't. I also didn't like computer classes since it was just typing. Also, how would I post a game here? I have a github repo if that helps.