[Chicago-talk] Teaching kids perl

Richard Reina richard at rushlogistics.com
Tue Sep 13 11:22:45 PDT 2016

> My son wanted to program a video game, so we did a text-based Perl program that did "Choose your character; get random numbers to hit and be hit and subtract hit points and see who dies first" program.  That was very easy and quick in Perl and I got a "cool" and an "I-want-to-do-more".

This sounds really cool. Can you explain a bit more of how the game works? Haven't quite got the gist of it yet.
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