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Big Back Yard

3D Golf Video Game

3D Golf Video GameIn early 2005, two teen interns for the MyBest (Mentored Youth Building Employable Skills in Technology) program, worked with Joshua Seaver from the Learning Technologies Center to learn how to make video games.

Using the actual golf holes in the Big Back Yard as a guide, they each chose a hole an recreated it in the free 3D software Blender.

You can download the free, self-extracting game they made below.

Note: The museum offers this computer game free of charge. The museum offers no technical support for these games. Download and use of this game on your personal computer means that you agree that the Science Museum of Minnesota is not responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that may take place to your personal computer as a result of its use. The self extracting file that you download is free of viruses and is safe to run on your computer.

To download, right-click (or CONTROL click for Macintosh) on the link and choose DOWLOAD LINK AS or SAVE LINK AS and save it to your computer, taking note of where it will download. Once downloaded, double-click the file to extract the game, again taking note of the directory where the files are placed.

Golf Game for Windows: bby_game_win.exe (1.9 MB)
Golf Game for Macintosh OS X: bby_game_mac.zip (1.7 MB)