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Author Ray, Meg (Computer science teacher), author.

Title Code this game! / by Meg Ray ; art by Keith Zoo.

Publication Info. New York : Odd Dot, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 005.133 PYTHON RAY    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 005.133 PYTHON RAY    DUE 02-11-23
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 320 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "Make your game using Python, then break your game to create a new one"--Cover.
"This book stands up!"--Page 4 of cover.
Summary Presented in an easelback format that allows kids to read and program simultaneously, this visual guide includes step-by-step instructions for using the open-source Python programming language to create a personalized strategy action video game called "Attack of the vampire pizzas!"
Note Includes index.
Contents part 1. Introduction -- part 2. Code this game. Set up the game window ; Adding assets ; Drawing shapes ; Background grid ; Make your own classes ; Adding enemies ; Moving the pizzas ; Interactive fields ; Collision detection ; Adding points over time ; Applying traps ; Connecting traps to the grid ; Win and lose conditions -- part 3. Break this game. Customize your game ; Mod your game ; Hack your game ; Explore new games -- Appendix. Share your game -- Appendix. Keep coding -- Appendix. Common bugs -- Gallery of downloadable assets.
Subject Python (Computer program language) -- Juvenile literature.
Computer games -- Programming -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Instructional and educational works.
Added Author Zoo, Keith, artist.
ISBN 9781250306692 (hardcover ; spiral bound)
1250306698 (hardcover ; spiral bound)

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