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Hello Scratch!: Learn to program by making arcade games by Sadie Ford Gabriel Ford and Melissa Ford

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Part 2. Turning on the machines

Now that you know your way around Scratch and grasp some basic ideas in computer programming, you’re going to make a retro-style arcade game. We’re going to hold your hand through this process, telling you where everything is located and which colors to choose.

The game is broken down into a two-chapter set. The first chapter is the art chapter where you’ll make all the sprites for your game. The second chapter is the coding chapter where you’ll learn how to piece together the game with small scripts.

Before you jump into making the game, you should know that your game won’t be playable until you write your final ...

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