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GameMaker Space Shooter Game Project Tutorial

Author: 
Han, John ; Sudol, Chris
Issue Date: 
Monday, August 2, 2010
Description: 
This is a resource for the GameMaker software. It includes all the sounds and images needed to make a side scrolling airplane action game. It also includes a step by step tutorial on how to create the airplane game in GameMaker. Notes: Current version of Audacity (free) needs to be downloaded; open project description .rtf file using Word to see graphic images. (8.7 mb download)
Keywords: 
game design, GameMaker, game programming, animation, graphics, sounds, images, tutorial, airplane game
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Learner
Type: 
Instructional Material : Project
Publisher: 
CEMCS Summer Institute, Toronto, Ont, CA
URL: 
http://hdl.handle.net/2378/429
CSTA Classification: 

CPP.L1:6-05

Construct a program as a set of step-by-step instructions to be acted out (e.g., make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich activity).

CPP.L3A-04

Apply analysis, design, and implementation techniques to solve problems (e.g., use one or more software lifecycle models).

CL.L3A-03

Describe how computing enhances traditional forms and enables new forms of experience, expression, communication, and collaboration.

CPP.L3A-05

Use Application Program Interfaces (APIs) and libraries to facilitate programming solutions.

CPP.L3B-01

Use advanced tools to create digital artifacts (e.g., web design, animation, video, multimedia).

CPP.L2-04

Demonstrate an understanding of algorithms and their practical application.

CPP.L2-05

Implement problem solutions using a programming language, including: looping behavior, conditional statements, logic, expressions, variables, and functions.

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