Ms. Squire Notes

Think about this

Notes

Name your game following this format: Game Name, Team Name

Share your game.

Your game/level will be assessed based on the following. You have until April 21st to make changes to your game/level.

  • Functionality: Does the game work? 
  • Visual Design: What does the game look like?
  • Gameplay: Are goals and objectives clear? Are game mechanics successful? 
  • Programming: Sprites behave as expected. There are obstacles that the sprite can interact with. The level has an appropriate ending. Level has sound effects and background music.
  • Engagement: Is the game fun to play?

Posted: March 29, 2017

You can find a script for basic platformer mechanics in this Scratch project:

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/152991914/

Today we will be exploring how Scratch can be used to code a platform game. 

Your company's goal today will be to:

  1. Create a user account for each team member at https://scratch.mit.edu/
  2. Each person will create a Scratch program that begins with the sprite in the middle of the screen and moves the sprite left, right, up and down using keyboard commands. (See hints below)
  3. Explore more advanced techniques here: https://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/How_to_Make_a_Basic_Platformer

Hints:

  • To start in the middle, set x and y coordinates to 0,0
  • You have to create two variables, X velocity and Y velocity. These variables will be initially set to 0.
  • Add smooth velocity ( 'x velocity' x 0.9)

You are going to analyze 3 online platform games. You will have 60 minutes total to analyze the games (20 minutes for each game). For each game analysis, one team member will play the game while the other two team members complete the game analysis form.

You will also sketch a level from one of the games.

Choose 3 of the following games to analyize. 

The Platform

http://www.addictinggames.com/action-games/the-platform-game.jsp

 

Crumpled

http://www.addictinggames.com/action-games/crumpled-game.jsp

 

Amberial

http://www.addictinggames.com/action-games/amberial.jsp

 

Longbeard

https://joecreates.itch.io/longbeard

 

Persist

https://gamejolt.com/games/persist/15556

 

Posted: December 16, 2015

Unit assessment of thursday- Square roots and pythagorean theorem

 

Posted: December 16, 2015

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Posted: December 8, 2015

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Science test- starts at tides- thursday and friday

French project due december 16th

Posted: December 8, 2015

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Posted: December 8, 2015

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Posted: December 8, 2015

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Posted: December 7, 2015

Unit test on Thursday

Posted: December 7, 2015

Unit test on wednesday

Posted: December 7, 2015

p.49 #6,8,9,13

Exam on Dec. 15th

Posted: December 7, 2015

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p.98 #1,2

Posted: December 4, 2015

Mrs. Frost- Santa letters Wednesday Mrs. Coughlan- 3 paragraphs due Monday Science test Thursday and Friday

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