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

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Creating a background

Because the placement and the route to walk is important in this kind of game, we will start with the creation of the background. To the left of the Sprites window, you will see a separate picture. Underneath is the word Stage and another word, the name of the picture that's being shown. This picture is white when you start a new project because nothing is drawn on it yet. The following is an example with our background image already drawn in:

Creating a background

Engage thrusters

We will draw a grassy field with a winding road running through it when looked at from the top, by going through the following steps:

  1. Click on the white image.
  2. Next, click ...

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