PyGame Platformer Project (Full Topic)

last edited Feb 26 2017 by Holly Billinghurst | Created by Holly Billinghurst | Other contributors:

An interactive tutorial to introduce students to creating their own games in PyGame over a 6 - 8 week Project Based Topic.


This interactive powerpoint & code files have been set up to support classroom teaching using a games design project.

This is suitable for use as a KS4 project to allow classroom teaching to focus on the theory & provide a structured set of tutorials to refer to in order to create their own games. Student tasks may be differentiated by creating a spectrum of projects which purely follow the basic tutorials to recreate the given game to using the tutorials as a springboard to creating their own game concepts. It is expected that students will have covered the basics of Python including sub-routines before starting this topic which allows them to practice their skills using a more visual version of Python.

This may also be used as an introductory resource for A Level Computer Science to teach the basics of Object Oriented code (there would be a need to extend this to include inheritance in order to teach the required aspects)

Alternatively, this could also provide resources for independent work in a code club.

The resources attached include the powerpoint, code files, & assets used. The powerpoint uses hyperlinked buttons which need to be in slide show mode to function. _ Note: This is a newly developed resource. Feedback is very welcome!_

Level: Intermediate

Duration: KS4 - Half term +

Teaches: Advanced concepts of Python Programming, Basic Object Oriented Concepts, Efficient coding

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