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Workshops are a chance for you to create something new, whether it be a robot, a social media strategy or a pumping electro beat. You may be lstarting from scratch or applying old skills in a new way, but in either case you’ll have something unique to show for it at the end of a workshop.

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September 2018

Block Battle Bots

September 1, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please note this is a three part workshop happening on 1, 8, and 15 September, leading into a championship tournament to be held at the Fun Palace event on 6 October. Come and learn how to combine $60 worth of electronics with Lego to build the ultimate battle robot. Kits will be provided for onsite use only, or you can buy your own to take and make it at home. Over three weeks ·Design and build your own extreme fighting…

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(Analogue) Game Design

September 8, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This is all about old school board games, role playing games and games where people sit around a table without a computer in sight. Discuss theory, play some examples and take the first steps towards (maybe) creating something awesome. Join Dylan Shearer from Table Tyrant Games and Vault Games as he takes you through the do’s and don’ts of making your first tabletop game, as well guiding you through your first prototype build. This workshop will cover introduction and basics…

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The Dark Art of Ant Husbandry

September 22, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

There are about a million ants for every human on the planet, but their private lives are usually hidden and mysterious. Making your own formicarium is a way to observe, learn and form a meaningful relationship with these ubiquitous neighbours. Ants are low-maintenance pets that will not chew up your shoes and thrive on an inexpensive diet. Learn what types of ants thrive in captivity (and where to get them), how to keep your colony happy, and build them a…

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Desktop Moss Wall

September 29, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

According to NASA, plants in your office workspace can remove pollutants common in indoor air like formaldehyde, as well as providing oxygen and increasing your happiness. Moss is an excellent candidate for this job, because it does not need much light or any soil, can survive drying out and grows slowly without dropping leaves.  In this workshop, you will build yourself a desktop moss wall, add moss, and make your workspace a healthier and happier place to be. GENERAL INFO.…

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