Make Your Own Scratch Games!

by Anna Anthropy
May 2019 (estimated), 144 pp.
Full Color
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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.

Author Bio 

Anna Anthropy is a video game creator and game historian. She is the author of Rise of the Videogame Zinesters, a guide to game design that encourages aspiring developers from all backgrounds to create games and contribute their unique voice to the video game industry. Her most recent book, ZZT, explores a shareware game from the ’90s and its lasting impact on developers everywhere.