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By Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Game design site promotes creation and sharing.

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Our review:
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Kids say (28 ):

SPLODER lets kids design different types of games using four tools. Some feature demos with usage tips; but younger kids may still find the game building process a bit confusing without help from an adult. You can also play user-submitted games -- the quality can vary, but there are dozens to choose from. The site has a few iffy aspects: Games and comments, for example, appear almost instantly once you create them, which could allow questionable language to be posted. However, the overall content is pretty tame, and Sploder gives kids a chance to be creative, then test and share the results. Just to be safe, though, parents may want to change their child's profile settings to block comments and the ability to friend other users, since it's easy to connect with strangers who have also registered.

Website Details

  • Subjects: Arts : drawing, Science : motion, physics
  • Skills: Tech Skills : digital creation, using and applying technology, Creativity : imagination, making new creations
  • Genre: Gaming
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: March 20, 2021

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