Video Games: Design and Code Your Own Adventure

Video Games: Design and Code Your Own Adventure

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Item #: 075190
ISBN: 9781619303003
Grades: 3-7

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What does the 13,000-year-old mancala game have in common with today's Minecraft? They both require logic, critical thinking skills, and creativity! In Video Games: Design and Code Your Own Adventure, readers discover that the video games they play today have their roots in the games kids played in the deserts of Ancient Egypt, and they'll learn how to design their own games from the initial idea to the final blips on the screen.

Activities in Video Games include creating text-based adventure quests, designing board games, and programming using free, kid-friendly software such as MIT's Scratch. For kids who just can't get enough of video games, here's a chance to visit behind the scenes at a game company to explore the entire design process, from idea to market. They'll have so much fun they won't realize they're learning about geometry, statistics, probability, physics, logic, psychology, and neuroscience.

Primary Subject
Science
Grade Start
3
Grade End
7
ISBN
9781619303003
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Nomad Press
Weight
0.7 (lbs.)
Dimensions
10.0" x 8.0" x 0.31"
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