Intro to Game Design: Racing Games

Level 1

Intro to Game Design
Racing Games

Ages: 8+

Race into the world of computer programming! In this Intro to Game Design summer camp, students will use variables like speed, distance and time in combination with code blocks and an intuitive, visual interface in the creation of their own racing video games.

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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 2D racing games 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 2D racing games.