Nintendo hosts Super Mario Maker workshop at Los Angeles Public Library

From Shack News

“Nintendo partnered with City Dads Group to hold an interactive workshop where kids learned how to build levels using Super Mario Maker for 3DS.The “Build, Play, Share” event took place last Friday, January 27, at the At the Los Angeles Public Library’s Central Library location.”With the recent national push for more STEM programs for children in schools, partnering with City Dads Group and the Los Angeles Public Library was a great opportunity to highlight the level-design capabilities of Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This exciting event helped introduce a new playtime activity for the digital era that families can enjoy together.” Teens and families split into teams and learned under the tutelage of “Nintendo game experts,” according to a press release. Nintendo’s Mario-savvy builders helped teams build levels and then play through them, taking time to explain tools and the gameplay possibilities they offered depending on a team’s vision for the level they wanted to build.”