This project would not be possible without the hard work of the people below.
Paul Medlock-Walton, Lead Developer
Professor Eric Klopfer, MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program/Education Arcade
Emily Benz, Raul Boquin, Julian Contreras, Anna Frederich, Sin Kim, Megan O'Leary, Nayoung Lee, Helen Nie, Edward Park, David Walter, Byungkyu Park, Maxwell Lancaster, Meghana Bhat, Deanna Hambleton, Allison Lemus, John Mikhail, Shilpa Agrawal, Kevin Mustelier, Harry Sanabria, Tim Yang, Adrian Mora, Alex Luh, Battushig Myanganbayar, David Vargas, Erica Du, Cathleen Gendron, Henry Tareque, Jordan Haines, Zhi Huang, Mirim Yoo, Nolan Eastin, Shraman Ray Chaudhuri, Samarth Mohan, Stephie Wu, Tricia Shi, Vicki Crosson, Zachery Miranda
Documentation and Volunteers
Sean Brown, Maxwell Pugatch
MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program Staff
Colin Greenhill, Daniel Wendel, Emily Martin, Orit Giguzinsky
Open Source Projects
Gameblox depends on these projects to run:
InspirationGameblox stands on the shoulders of projects that have come before us. Specifically we'd like to thank the teams behind Scratch, App Inventor, Star Logo, and TaleBlazer.
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