Do you want to code your own computer game?

Here at MakoCreate, we’ve been working in hard to bring you a new, awesome, free and ONLINE course, in collaboration with Halton Libraries.

This online workshop is the perfect introduction to those interested in coding and computer games. During the sessions, you will be given a crash course on how you can use a computer (or a smartphone or tablet) to start coding your own computer games. You will learn how to go from a simple idea to publishing a playable computer game online. You’ll get hands-on learning about:

– MakeCode Arcade (Block-Based & JavaScript Coding)
– Character Design (and Pixel Art)
– Making Enemies and Projectiles
– Level Design
– Story Telling
– 2 Player Game

You can find out more about the project here! 

Week 1 – Character Design 

Right, to start off with, we will be teaching you how to design your own characters!

We will be making sprite art, with an easy to use digital interface, as we teach you how to make the best possible retro style character.

Don’t worry all you need is a device to work on (A computer is best) and a device to watch the stream from (Smart phone/Tablet etc…) 

Watch the stream for Week 1 right here

Submit your game for a chance to win!

Submit your game to us and you’ll be in with a chance of winning a Kitronik Arcade GamePad!

We’ll be announcing the winner (and playing their game) live during the live stream for Week 2’s workshop.