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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Module 4a

    • Introduction to Arcade

  • 2

    Lesson 1 - Introduction to Arcade

    • Lesson 1 - Introduction to Arcade

    • Getting Started with Arcade

    • Opening a game

  • 3

    Lesson 2 – Starting, Saving, Importing and Sharing your game

    • Lesson 2 – Starting, Saving, Importing and Sharing your game

    • Starting and saving your own game

    • Importing and sharing your game

  • 4

    Lesson 3 – Sprite Development

    • Lesson 3 – Sprite Development

    • How to make a sprite and move it

    • Sprite Editor

  • 5

    Lesson 4 – Sprite Motion

    • Lesson 4 – Sprite Motion

    • Sprite Motion and Events

    • Adjusting Sprite motion, camera follow sprite

  • 6

    Lesson 5 – Sprite design

    • Lesson 5 – Sprite design

    • Backdrop and Sprite design

  • 7

    Lesson 6 – Creating secondary Sprites

    • Lesson 6 – Creating secondary Sprites

    • Creating a second Sprite and Event controller

  • 8

    Lesson 7 – Game Platforms

    • Lesson 7 – Game Platforms

    • Creating the Sprite and the Platforms

    • Creating Wall Platforms and realistic gravity using Buttons

  • 9

    Lesson 8 – Game Objectives (Winning & Losing)

    • Lesson 8 – Game Objectives (Winning & Losing)

    • Coding a way to win and lose the game

Objectives

  • Participants will be introduced and gain an understanding of basic programming skills.

  • They will use the block code library to develop their understanding of progrmanning languages.

  • They will learn basic coding and programming skills by engaging with Game design concepts.

  • They will learn about the basics of developing their own game in the makecode arcade editor, and using the code language in the block code library to write efficient code.

  • Participants will learn by doing and following step-by-step instructions throughout the lessons.

Requirements

  • No previous knowledge is required.

  • You do not necessarily need a Arcade device, but you will be able to play more if you do.

  • You will need a device to connect to the internet.

  • You will be shown how to get the correct FREE apps for your device.

  • This course is recommended for individuals 10 years of age and up.

Certification

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You will receive a certificate of completion for Kiddiengineer Module 4a: Introduction to Arcade and Makecode

Pricing

Course alone: R400.00

Course with hardware: R1,100.00