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

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Hotshot challenges

It's still far from the Angry Birds example that we mentioned at the start, but all the basic elements are there. Test your game, and play with the numbers a bit to see how they can affect the playability! Have a go with the following tasks:

  • If you increase the cannonball speed to very high, it will become very fast, but hard to control.
  • Try increasing or reducing the number for the simulated gravity effect.
  • Do you still know which number that is? It is somewhere in the cannonball script.
  • Can you change the number so it feels like the game takes place on the moon, where gravity is not as strong as it is on Earth?

In later projects, we will look back at this game and you will be challenged to expand and improve it, based on the things ...

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