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
My sister Lily loves the movie/show "How to train your Dragon" We found this dragon model to print and give to her
My First 3D Slug!
Very exciting! This one is "articulated" meaning that it has joints and can wiggle You can see the video below how it prints layer by layer As we change the color of the filament strings in the printer, we will make a slug in each color that we have [video...
3D Snapping Turtle
We are starting to download different creations from Thingiverse and print them Some of the objects you have to print on a raft, a layer of filament underneath the model Then you have to remove some of the support material sometimes that holds it up while printing
A 3D keychain for my sister
We used a website called TinkerCad to make this. We put a rectangle on the design table. Then a small cylinder and made it reverse into a hole. Then we put the letters on top and grouped it all together. It's like a little keychain.
Raspberry Pi Jam Day
We went to this event last week at the Bridge Valley building down in the South Charleston Technology Park. They had several demonstrations of how the Raspberry Pi computer could power robots, act as sensors, and automate tasks like remotely feeding meal worms to...
First 3D Test Prints
These three examples came on the memory card with the printer. We are printing each of them off to see if we have the printer set up correctly. They all worked great. The three default objects that come on the MonoPrice printer memory card are a butterfly, an...
New 3D Printer at Home
We got an inexpensive 3-D printer for our home. We are going to learn how to use it to design and create things. We hope one day to be able to print the different slug characters from the game we are making. As we make different objects, we will share pictures of them...
Watch out for Roblox Scammers!
There are lots of players on Roblox that want you to tell them your password so they can give you special items It is a lie - they just want to steal your account They promise you cool stuff that is worth $99999999999999999999999 and lots of free Robux Here are...
New T-Shirt and Coffee Mug
Just put up a new gear shop on TeeSpring! Check it out https://teespring.com/stores/slugwars
Internet safety rules
This is a helpful chart they have up on the wall at my school.
Raspberry Pi for Dummies
Daddy started reading through this book on Amazon. It's 500 pages! He wanted to learn with me some of the things you do to get the computer connected and up and running. It uses the Linux operating system which is different that Windows or Mac. After he read it we...
My New Raspberry Pi
I got a new computer to put together! It will be the first one I build myself. It's a Raspberry Pi. I am excited to learn how everything connects together and how it works. My dad got one too and we are going to work together step-by-step to get it going. The...
Roblox Game Creation Tutorial Video
Daniel and I watched this two minute video on how to make a game in Roblox. We wish it was as easy as two minutes. It looks like it will take a while to learn how to use the Roblox Studio game creation software. You can create the maps and all of the objects and...
Welcome to Slugwars!
Welcome to my new website for SlugWars! My name is Daniel Helmick. I'm 8 years old. I have a creative mind and thought this game might be silly and a joke at first. But then I thought about it hard, and I really got excited and think SlugWars will be a great game. My...