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

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Adding a second player

Driving around the circuit on your own is fun but not very challenging. It would be much better if you could invite a friend to compete against. In this step, we will introduce a second player character. Both characters will be visible on the same screen and will be controlled with one keyboard. We're effectively building a simple form of multiplayer.

Engage thrusters

To create a second player, we mainly have to copy the work we've done already. We need a second control sprite and a second kart sprite. We already added a Mario sprite to the game, so let's bring in his brother Luigi as the second player:

  1. Right-click on the control sprite named player1 and choose duplicate.
  2. The copy will be called player2 automatically. If that's ...

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