Learn the basics by completing these tutorials with a partner. Complete this checklist with a partner as you complete each tutorial. Place finished checklist in the hand-in folder once all 6 tutorials are complete.
Tutorial 1 - Interacting with Greenfoot
Tutorial 2 - Movement and Key Control
Tutorial 3 - Detecting and Removing Actors and Making Methods
Tutorial 4 - Saving the World, Making and Playing Sound
Tutorial 5 - Adding a Randomly Moving Enemy
Tutorial 6 - How to Access One Object from Another
Need more help? Use these resources below to help you with your Greenfoot understanding.
Introduction to programming with Greenfoot - E-Textbook
Joy Of Code - Greenfoot Video Tutorial Series
Greenfoot Glossary of Terms
Scratch 2 Greenfoot - Transition Guide (how to do Scratch methods in Greenfoot)
5 Day Platform Game Bootcamp
Day 1 - Creating your animated character
Day 2 - Falling and jumping
Day 3 - Scrolling Background
Day 4 - Objects and scoring
Day 5 - Adding health
Reverse engineering resource. If you're stuck, look at the original code and then customize it to make it your own.
See original Platform Game Code
Now choose 1 of the following 4 projects to complete, ranked in order of difficulty.
3. Ball must start at the shooter and move when "Space" key is pressed.
3. Ball must move by itself and bounce off the walls and the Paddles.
1. Download and unzip "XylophoneProjectBase" file and Save to your file area.