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Online Help Guide

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  • Nick Marks

Getting Kids & Teens Online

Updated: Mar 23

Technical Requirements for Game Gen Online

  • PC or MAC Computer ( Chromebooks not supported )

  • Internet Access

  • Headphones

  • Microphone (Most laptops have a built-in microphone.)


Video Instruction

Use this video or scroll down for text instructions



Discord Server: https://discordapp.com/invite/vT9hQD7


Text Instruction


Six Steps and Your In!


  • Make an appointment

  • Download Discord

  • Sign in to Discord

  • Join the Game Gen Server

  • Get “Student“ Role Assigned

  • Enter Game Gen Online


1. Make an appointment


  • Your new booking URL is https://gamegenonline.appointy.com/

  • Please bookmark and use this URL from now on.

  • Remember to sign in to book appointments. You can create a new sign in or use your old sign in.

  • You can book 2 weeks in advance. Remember to book for siblings.

  • Pick a teacher you want to work with and confirm details! Simple.


2. Download Discord

Discord is our conferencing software. It is gamer-approved and your kids will love it! Go to www.discord.com and install it.


3. Sign in to Discord


Open Discord from the Start Menu on Windows or the Applications folder on macOS.


If your child has an account already, have them sign in.

If your child doesn't have an account, sign up for an account using an email address and password. The account you create will be the account your child will use to connect to the classroom.


4. Join the Game Gen Server


Once you have an account on Discord, please click the link below. Use this code

https://discordapp.com/invite/vT9hQD7

Once you join, you’ll be taken to the "onboarding" channel. Game Gen teachers will be available to respond during our teaching hours only.


5. Get " Student" Role Assigned


Send a message in that channel saying who you are, and a Game Gen teacher will set you up as an online student. Once you are a student you will have a lot more options for rooms!



6. Enter Game Gen Online


Game Gen Online has a lot of cool features!


Community

  • General: This is the socializing channel that all students can jump into. Make friends, post memes, and find gaming partners to play with online.

  • Showcase: This is where your student can post uplinks to their games for other students and staff to play!

Teacher Class (Choose the teacher you are working with.)

  • Text: This room has no audio. It is all about texting in here.

  • Voice: This room allows you to hear teachers and other students. Please note if you are in voice you can still go to text. So you have both texting and voice options.

  • Help: Got a question. Post it in here!!!

If you are here then your student should be all setup!!!



Need more help?


Please don’t hesitate to contact us with feedback both good and bad! We are all in this together. If you require further tech support, please contact help@gamegen.com.

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