Coding Games in Scratch

Coding Games in Scratch

A Step-by-step Visual Guide to Building your Own Computer Games

Book - 2016 | First American edition.
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Coding computer programs is one of the most valuable skills for anyone to have. Written for children with little to no coding experience,Coding Games with Scratch guides children through building platform games, puzzles, racers, and 3-D action games. Schools have incorporated computer coding into their curriculum, beginning as early as kindergarten to ensure students understand the languages and uses of computer coding. The step-by-step guides are simple and easy to follow with Minecraft-style pixel art. Children will learn essential coding skills while having fun and creating games to play with their friends. The many different styles and types of games are covered, such as classic and arcade games. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas. Coding Games with Scratch empowers children to be creative and to have fun while teaching them practical real-life skills.
"If you like playing computer games, why not create your own? This book has all you need to build thrilling racing challenges, crazy platform games, and fiendish puzzles,"--page [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : DK, 2016.
Edition: First American edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781465439352
Branch Call Number: J 005.133 WOODCOC
Characteristics: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm


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What is Scratch? What in the world can you do with it? With this book, pick a project and make your own video game. Then play around with the programming to make it even better. The step by step instructions and expansion options reduced my anxiety levels.

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