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Manual - If statement An if statement has the form if (<expression>) <statement> or if (<expression>) <statement> else <statement> The statement can also be a block.

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If (<expression>) { <statement> } else { <statement> } Example The following program moves the object toward the middle of the screen. { if (x<200) {x += 4} else {x -= 4}; } Unreal Development Kit - Download. What is Unreal Engine 4. Game Engine. Create Games with Construct 2. The Construct 2 start page Quick & Easy Bring your work to life in hours and days instead of weeks and months.

Create Games with Construct 2

With Construct 2 making games is a piece of cake: just drag and drop objects around, add behaviors to them, and make everything come alive with events! With a quick and easy to grasp Ribbon interface, you have clear access to a wide set of tools that allows anyone to jump into game creation with little to no prior game development knowledge. Microsoft Research's Autocomplete Hand-Drawn Animation. Even in this age of powerful digital tools, creating animations still isn’t an easy task.

Microsoft Research's Autocomplete Hand-Drawn Animation

Sure, it’s a heck of a lot less tedious than it was back in the days of repeatedly drawing everything on a transparent plastic sheet, but there’s still plenty of room for automating many of the steps. The new Autocomplete Hand-Drawn Animation from Microsoft Research offers an advance in that front. A collaborative effort with the University of Hong Kong and the University of Tokyo, the tech, basically, predicts the succeeding frame in an animation sequence and renders it automatically.

Sure, it’s not perfect (prediction can’t possibly be an exact science, after all), but it does get plenty of things right, potentially shaving a good amount of time from your workload. Gamestar Mechanic. Kart Kingdom. PBS KIDS launches game-creation tool and online world. New world features a junior edition of E-line Media’s Gamestar Mechanic, which enables kids to create and share their own video games PBS KIDS has launched Kart Kingdom, the children’s media brand’s first-ever online world.

PBS KIDS launches game-creation tool and online world

Now available at, Kart Kingdom features a collection of fun, curriculum-based games that help kids ages 6-9 learn systems thinking skills. The game also helps children build collaboration skills as they work together to create gadgets and unlock rewards for the entire Kart Kingdom community. In another first, PBS KIDS’ Kart Kingdom features a new junior edition of E-line Media’s Gamestar Mechanic, which allows kids to create, play, and share their own digital games.

PBS stations will bring Kart Kingdom into the community with live game events across the U.S. starting this spring. Three Awesome Games That Help Kids Make Games. By Tanner Higgin, Graphite Some of the best games for learning aren’t developed with schools in mind.

Three Awesome Games That Help Kids Make Games

But these more commercial games can be tough to wedge into a classroom. Even the most motivated teachers have to sideline these games because of scarce technology, budget, and/or time. 12 free coding tools and apps. The Complete Beginners Guide To Gml Coding - Staff Choice. If / else statements If statements are used when wanting things to happen only if a certain condition is met.

The Complete Beginners Guide To Gml Coding - Staff Choice

They take the form: if (a condition is met){ perform actions } When the condition is met (ie it is true) then all the actions you put inside the braces {} will be performed. If the condition is not met then none of the actions will be performed. Checking Boolean Values. GML Beginner Tutorial 1 (Lets make pong!) By now you’ve used Game Maker for a little while and kind of understand the basics of how everything works.

GML Beginner Tutorial 1 (Lets make pong!)

People on the forums are all talking in GML and you know that’s the only way to accomplish anything that is not very basic. Bad news is, there is quite a lot to learn, good news is, it’s not hard. Web Player Download. The Unity Web Player enables you to view blazing 3D content created with Unity directly in your browser, and autoupdates as necessary.

Web Player Download

Unity allows you to build rich 3D games with animated characters, sizzling graphics, immersive physics. Then you can deliver the games to the web or as standalone players. Unity Web Player for Windows Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera Requirements. Evaluating Video Games.pdf (application/pdf Object) Untitled. Game Maker Course - Full Helicopter Game Tutorial. Game Maker Course - Full Zombie Game Tutorial. PedagogicalGames. Tower Defense Game Tutorial - Staff Choice. Dark waffle, on Apr 20 2008, 07:35 PM, said: is it posibble to make an enemy that will randomly spwan with the red enemys but no as much?

Tower Defense Game Tutorial - Staff Choice

I want a enemy that will shoot at the turrets but only 2 or 3 appear in 1 wave Well you could try to add this to the code of the wave system. Erase the part from the the wave time and calculate how many enemies should be created//Create the arrays for the next wave. until the linewave_enemies[e] -= 1; }}}}The brackets are not like that, remember! Hosting » Bill23 » File info.

Video Tutorials: Making Games - Teachers Area. The Complete Beginners Guide To Gml Coding - Staff Choice. Drag-and-drop interaction (Cp 7) Scenario 1: Multiple drag sources are correct answers for a drop target Create a 'Type' and group them.

Drag-and-drop interaction (Cp 7)

Then, map the 'Type' to the drop target Scenario 2: Multiple drop targets can accept one drag source Create a 'Type' for the drop targets. Then, map the drag source to the 'Type'. Scenario 3: Only some drag source types are correct for a given drop target Click the drop target on stage, click Accept in the Drop Target accordion, and select the required drag source types. Scenario 4: Only some objects in a drag source type are correct answers for a drop target Click the drop target on stage, click Accept in the Drop Target accordion, and select the required drag source type. Scenario 5: Multiple combinations of drag source and drop target mappings are required in a single interaction Click Correct Answers (Drag and Drop Property Inspector > Interaction Properties), and add additional rows to an existing answer set. DRAG-AND-DROP GAME.

Free Kid-Friendly Avatar Creators. This seemed to be the most popular site that was sent to me. It is hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the New York Zoos and Aquarium. Students can choose their gender, their skin tone, and add eyes, hands, feet and 'backsides' that are all animal parts. To use this as an avatar, students would have to click 'I'm Done' and then save the image to their desktop to use. It is free and does not require a login account. The only downfalls are that you can't link to the image unless you email it to someone, there is no embed code, and the image includes a fairly large background since it's intended as a desktop image. 5 Free Game Development Software Tools To Make Your Own Games.

Advertisement Do you have an idea for a game that’s been brewing in your mind for years? What if I told you that you could make that idea come to life, even if you have no game development experience? These days, anyone can make a video game with a bit of elbow grease and perseverance. Of course, that doesn’t mean game development is easy. Not by a long shot. Make My Own Game - Make your own Online Games Arcade, War Space & Platformer Games. 5 Awesome Pieces of Free 3D Software. Enter the National STEM Video Game Challenge. Tagged with: high schoolMiddle SchoolSTEM The National STEM Video Game Challenge, launched in 2010, aims to motivate interest in STEM learning among America’s youth by tapping into students’ natural passion for playing and making video games. Organizers have set up a special Edmodo Community for educators to join and to help you get your students involved.

Join the community and connect with the event’s organizers as well as other teachers who are mentoring students in the competition. Check out 2012 winners & games The Challenge.