Intro to Game Design: Maze Games

Level 1

Intro to Game Design
Maze Games

Ages: 8+

Navigate a path to computer programming! In this Intro to Game Design summer camp, students will use code blocks and an intuitive, visual interface in the creation of their own multi-level, maze-style video game.

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Course Details

Tools

Scratch, from MIT Media Lab, enables digital creation and teaches programming concepts through a simple, colorful, drag-and-drop interface.

Objectives

In this course, students will build a 2D maze game composed of sprites, costumes, code, backdrops and sound effects.

Key Concepts

Through this course, students will use integers, variables, control loops, conditional logic, angles of rotation, the coordinate plane and Scratch, from MIT Media Lab, to build a 2D maze game.