Games Design Workshop – Follow Up #CSScotland23

Resources from Games Design Workshops 6/11/23 and 8/11/23

Amanda Ford from West College Scotland took participants through Game Design techniques focussing on the purpose and scope of the game, followed by a session on level and character design.

The resources are available for you to use as you wish. You can use the slides to prompt discussion and design ideas for games.

The order in which they were used was…
Amanda has suggested some design lesson plans available to download / edit / use:
Towards the end of the second session we talked about using your hand drawn designs in your Scratch programs. A quick demo of this was shown.  The videos showing how to do this are below.

Video Resources

Use Powerpoint to get your hand drawn images into Scratch
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Create sprites from real world objects using Powerpoint
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Exporting transparent images using Keynote on iPad (they can be used in Scratch!)

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Adding your own objects to Scratch as a Background or Sprite
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