Coding with Scratch (In Easy Steps)
Friday, 13 May 2022

This book, subtitled "Create Awesome Platform Games" is part of the QuestKids set of books aimed at younger children which benefit from the full-color experience of other In Easy Steps titles. This one take readers from Scratch basics through to creating their own driving games in easy steps. Max Wainewright shows how to create each game with challenges to take you to the next level of coding. The book even includes mods to make games more exciting.

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To create the games in this book, children will need a desktop computer or a laptop. The games require a proper keyboard so will not work well on a tablet or iPad.

Author: Max Wainewright
Publisher: In Easy Steps
Date: November 2021
Pages: 80
ISBN: 978-1840789560
Print: 1840789565
Audience: Children
Level: Introductory
Category: Graphics & Games 

scratchdrive

 

 

  • Use code to make a series of driving games including parking,
    racing, scrolling and two-player games.
  • Design your own game levels, cars and tracks.
  • Use variables to keep the score and to store the speed in your
    games.
  • Add sounds and create your own code blocks and functions.

 

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