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Scratch 2.0 Game Development HOTSHOT by Sergio van Pul, Jessica Chiang

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New script block categories

Scratch 1.4 contained eight distinct block categories. Scratch 2.0 contains ten. The new categories are called Events and More Blocks. Let's have a look at where these new categories come from and what they include.

New script block categories

Engage thrusters

The Events category doesn't contain anything new. It was split off from the Control category to better describe what the blocks contained within do. When we click on the Events category, we see that it contains most of the blocks with a curved top. These are the kinds of blocks a script always starts with. They are activated when something happens, or in other words, when an event occurs.

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