Create Space Invaders with Python PyGame

A beginners course

In this course you learn how to make the game space invaders with Python. You can use this knowledge to make other video games. It is a beginners course, you don’t need any knowledge of object orientated programming. You will learn the basics of pygame and be able to make different games.

What you’ll learn

  • How to use PyGame.
  • How to make a basic game.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 8 lectures • 33min.

Create Space Invaders with Python PyGame

Requirements

  • Basic Python knowledge (no OOP required).

In this course you learn how to make the game space invaders with Python. You can use this knowledge to make other video games. It is a beginners course, you don’t need any knowledge of object orientated programming. You will learn the basics of pygame and be able to make different games.

pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing games. Pygame supports all common computer operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. With this module you can make all kinds of 2d games, you can display images, play sounds and lots more.

Pygame is designed to create real-time computer games, but without the low-level mechanics of the C programming language and its derivatives. It is one of the module popular modules for creating video games with Python. The pygame module is oriented towards real-time games, not static widget games.

If you are new to Python and want to make games, this course is for you. You will create your own version of space invaders and be able to make different types of games, even if you are not an advanced Python programmer. The course goes step by step over the steps required to make the game. Only basic Python programming knowledge is required for this course.