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!
Covers Scratch 3.0
by Anna Anthropy
by Anna Sewell
by Herman Melville
by Frank Haskell
by Mark Twain
by L.M. Montgomery
by William Shakespeare
by Ulysses S. Grant
by Charlotte Bronte