Intro to Game Design: Space-Action

Level 1

Intro to Game Design

Ages: 8+

Bring your imagination to life! In this Intro to Game Design summer camp, students will use an intuitive, visual interface to apply foundational concepts in mathematics and computer programming in the creation of their own space-action video game.

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Course Details


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


In this course, students will build a 2D action game composed of sprites, costumes, scripts, backgrounds 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 racing game.