A playful, kid-friendly introduction to game development using Scratch, a visual programming language for making interactive games and animations. Author is a well-known professional game designer.
Make Your Own Scratch Games! shows you how to make interactive games using Scratch, a beginner-friendly tool for making and sharing animated games online. Readers use Scratch's block-based programming language to design games from scratch using author's games as examples. Anthropy walks readers through game development process from start to finish, covering everything from mapping out a game's structure, creating animations, and debugging the end product. Readers will understand what makes designing video games challenging and fun, and feel ready to bring their own game ideas to life.