Make Games In Scratch: Programming For Absolute Beginners

Learn the fundamental building blocks of programming and game development by making fun video games

Do you want to make real, fun video games that you and your friends can play? Are you interested in learning to code? Perhaps you’re an artist looking for a simple way to bring your artwork to life?

What you’ll learn

  • Create fun, playable games and learn how to modify them to make them your own creations.
  • Learn fundamental building blocks of programming and game development.
  • Learn real programming through visual scripting – Scratch’s beginner-friendly drag-and-drop code blocks system.
  • Use variables, if statements, loops, messages, clones and other key programming concepts.
  • Make fun games that you and your friends can play.
  • Use the drawing tools in Scratch to making your own art assets.
  • Add interesting sound effects to your game from Scratch’s free sound library.
  • Make real, fun video games in a short amount of time.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 10 lectures • 1hr.
  • Classic Catch –> 12 lectures • 1hr 17min.
  • Laser Base –> 11 lectures • 1hr 13min.
  • Car Race –> 15 lectures • 1hr 41min.

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Do you want to make real, fun video games that you and your friends can play? Are you interested in learning to code? Perhaps you’re an artist looking for a simple way to bring your artwork to life?

In this course you’ll create fun, playable games while learning real programming skills through visual scripting in Scratch, a free online game engine.

Its beginner-friendly drag-and-drop code blocks system allows you to easily learn the principles and rules of programming, which you can go and build upon in other programming languages or game engines.

You’ll learn the fundamental building blocks of programming and game development. Learning how to use variables, understanding if statements, forever loops, collision, broadcasting messages, clones and many more key programming concepts.

You’ll also learn how to modify your games, to really make them your own. You’ll use the drawing tools in Scratch to make your own art assets, and add interesting sound effects to your game from Scratch’s free sound library.

With this course, you’ll have all of the information for starting your game development learning in one place with clear explanations, diagrams, examples and fun challenges.

We’ve created this course to be family friendly and suitable for students of all ages, so if you’re absolutely brand new to Scratch or programming you’re in good hands.

You’ll get full lifetime access for a single one-off fee. The creators are qualified and experienced with modelling and coding, so are able to explain concepts clearly, as well as entertain along the way.

All students have access to the Q&A forums where our Instructors, Teaching Assistants and Community are ready to help answer your questions and cheer on your success.

So if you’re a complete coding or game dev beginner, or an artist wanting to bring your artwork to life – this is the course for you. Scratch is an amazing tool for learning programming and this is a great course for beginners to jump in and get started.

So join us now and let’s get scratching!

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