The easy way for kids to get started with video game design
Is your youngster a designer at heart? Read on! Designing Digital Games helps children apply their design skills to video game design using Scratch-and this book! Introducing simple programming concepts over the course of three easy-to-follow projects, it shows your child how to use the free Scratch platform to create a video game from the ground up.
An extension of the trusted For Dummies brand, this juvenile book has a focus on accomplishment and provides all the steps to help young readers learn basic programming concepts to complete cool projects. From using sprites to create a game with a digital pet snake to creating maze games and cloning sprites to create a fun, attack-style game, this approachable guide offers simple, friendly instruction while building kids' confidence in designing digital games.
Features a design that is heavy on eye-popping graphics your child will love
Content is focused on the steps to completing each of the projects
Offers a small, full-color, non-intimidating package that instills confidence in readers
Includes basic projects that set the young learner on the road to further exploration of video game design
If there's a kid aged 7-11 in your life who has an interest in using Scratch to design digital games, this book provides the building blocks they need to take their hobby to the next level.