Make Your Own Scratch Games!
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Learn to make interactive games with Scratch—the beginner-friendly, block-based programming language from the MIT Media Lab! Anna Anthropy, game designer extraordinaire, will show you how to do everything from building a game map to creating animations and debugging the end product. Take a peek inside the history of video game design, learn programming basics, and turn your ideas into creative games that you can play and share with your friends.
Learn how to:
•Draw characters like a hungry, leaf-eating bug•Animate characters—make them walk, jump, climb, and fall!
•Create objects for your player to collect and obstacles to avoid
•Design multiple levels to create a cave exploring platform game•Create sound effects and music for your games
•Share your games online and use player feedback to improve your games
Isn’t it time to Make Your Own Scratch Games? The world is waiting!
No Starch Press
9 - 12 years
Girls Love STEAM Review:
Additional Reader & Professional Reviews:
“Recommended, for anyone wanting to get properly to grips with Scratch”
-- Alun Williams, Electronics Weekly
"This is a great book for STEM oriented kids"
-- Greg Laden's Blog
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