Beginner

Arcade Game with Microsoft

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7-9 years
Fees png Course fees cover 12 sessions over 3 months
Group course

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$200
/ 3 months
 



Private course

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$400
/ 3 months
 
Program Description
Anyone can be a game developer! Get ready to design and code retro arcade games and challenge all your friends and family. In this course, you will use MakeCode, a web-based code editor developed by Microsoft. You will learn how to code different types of video game characters such as players, props, enemies, and bullets. You will also design sprites, create leader boards, and code games using a combination of block-based coding and JavaScript. Games you will create include the Maze Game, Basketball Free Throw, Car Race, and Shark Attack.
Learning Outcomes
  • lo en Understand how coding concepts learned in block—based coding are used in JavaScript
  • lo en Improve understanding of essential computer science concepts such as conditional statements, loops and functions
  • lo en Code different types of video game characters such as players, props, enemies and bullets
  • lo en Design sprites, backgrounds and props with a pixelated, retro aesthetic
Course fees cover:
  • lo check 12 hours of live online sessions with Geek Express Certified Trainers
  • lo check Geek Express certification accredited by STEM.org & KHDA Dubai
  • lo check Final project development
  • lo check Digital portfolio access with automatic attendance and progress reporting
  • lo check Access to Geek Express app
Private or Group?
Upon booking the course, you can choose between private or group sessions. Private courses start immediately after you book, at the time and date of your choice. Group classes start directly after 3 students register for the course (Maximum waiting time: 2 weeks)