by Daniel Helmick
by Daniel Helmick
SlugWars: The Games!
SlugsWars is a collection of games on different platforms to let you enjoy building your slug’s powers and abilities and then battle each other in the SlugWars Battle Arena.
The Pursuit of Passion
What do you want to be when you grow up Daniel? … A video game creator? Ok, then. Let’s get started. What’s your game? SlugWars – slugs battle each other with salt weapons and each slug has special powers… Let’s do it!
Daniel: The Creator
Daniel Helmick is the creative imagination behind SlugWars – one of his many ideas for some amazing video games. Whether it’s Fortnite, Roblox, Steam or anything reptiles, Daniel is a force to be reckoned with…
Paul: GenX Geek
I’m all in to help Daniel learn how to design, create and publish video games. Daniel’s an awesome young man. It’s pretty cool to spend time with him figuring out new stuff together.
My Blog: Sharing My Learning Journey
Enjoying Terraria Journey’s End v1.4 on a Dedicated Private Server
For years I've enjoyed playing the game Terraria https://terraria.org/ on my iPad. They have a new update called Journeys End it has lots of new cool features. I wanted to play it privately with my best friend but we're not in the same house to be able to do it on...
VEX Go Robotics
We just got three of these kits to play with at home, one for me, one for Lily, and of course one for my dad. They are super cool and I'm really excited about learning more about robots and coding. What if there was a system that empowered your elementary students to...
How to use free Roblox models and clean out any bad scripts
Here is how to find free models to use and make sure they do not have bad hacker, scammer, malicious scripts in them that would ruin your game or get you in trouble with Roblox. https://youtu.be/AydsV3C7oMI
Roblox Studio Basics
Here is the link to the tutorial section of Roblox's website: https://developer.roblox.com/en-us/learn-roblox/studio-basics It has articles, videos and recipes that you can use to learn.
Editing Roblox Games in Realtime with a Friend
Here's how to add a co-developer to a Roblox game. It's called "Collaborative Development" and it lets more than one builder or scripter to work in the Roblox Development Studio on a game together in real time! Roblox Documentation...
How to Make Your Own Roblox Shirt
Auto Clicker for MacBook that works in Roblox
Here's how to get it running I’ve seen tons of videos about auto clickers to help you build and fight in Roblox. I learned that they’re almost impossible to install on an iPad or chrome book. All the videos lead to scam sites. Now that I have a MacBook I can actually...
Minecraft on iPad (no xBox) – How to Get Started
Minecraft is the world’s most popular game. Hundreds of millions of people play it every day. Microsoft bought Mojang Studios, the creators of Minecraft, in 2014 for $2.5B. You can play Minecraft on your Apple iPad/iPhone, Android Phone/Tablet, on your xBox or on your...
Great Roblox Studio Intro
This is a very helpful overview of using the Roblox Studio to start creating a game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aSV4qBF2XM
Books that will help you make Scratch games
We have 4 books that will help making Scratch games. We will choose the best in our opinion and tell why. Here is a link to the books on Amazon coding games in scratch code your own games coding for kids in scratch 3 everything KIDS scratch coding book ...
Starting to Code!! What Most Schools Don’t Teach
My dad and I are starting a coding course today. This was an awesome and inspiring video about learning to code! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKIu9yen5nc
2020-2021 VEX Robotics Battles
Here are two videos showing the awesome three minute battles that every school and team in America are working on this year for the VEX robotics championship challenge. https://youtu.be/Hxs0q9UoMDQ https://youtu.be/wWHifxhOcuc
Meet the VEX IQ Robots
We bought the VEX IQ Super Kit so that we could play around with making some robots to be ready to join the robot club at school this fall. Here's a quick look at the three or four different types of robots that we can build with the starter kit....
What is a Vaccine?
I asked my dad when the Coronavirus will go away and he said it will be a year or so to create the vaccine. I asked what a vaccine was and we watched this helpful video. https://youtu.be/5SproXmRUkI
Cool TinkerCAD Video
If you want to be smart about making 3D creations, you need to watch this short 9 minute video. It shows you how to add, move, resize, rotate and group objects. It shows you how to move around the screen and zoom in and out. https://youtu.be/sh4o9k599pQ
3D Printer Maintenance
We've done quite a few prints on the printer the past several months. Now the printer jams and messes up every now and then. It's time for maintenance - we'll it's time for Dad to do maintenance 🙂 Here is a 11 minute video that shows all the steps. And a second 8...
Here is a short 10 minute overview of what a Chromebook is Alot of parents know their kid has a Chromebook for school but are not super familiar with them since they probably use a Windows or Mac laptop/desktop. They probably use the Chrome web browser - but a...
Book Scanner for School Yearbooks
We got a book scanner to help Bible Center School scan in Yearbooks There are 38 yearbooks to scan, one for each year since 1981 We just watched these two videos on how to use the scanner The first one is 1 minute1 and tells all about it The second video is a 10...