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Game Design I

Minecraft Games

Intermediate Course: Learn to build Minecraft games such as Capture the Flag, Slimeball Soccer, Tower Defense, and more.

  • Build your own Minecraft games
  • Create and remix 3 classic games
  • Learn to publish, customize, and deploy mods
  • Play on a private server with friends
  • Build your own Minecraft games
  • Create and remix 3 classic games
  • Learn to publish, customize, and deploy mods
  • Play on a private server with friends

12 Modules

1
CTF: Part 1 Set up your Tynker account, customize your skin, and start using your private server. 10 Activities: 3 Intros | 4 Videos | 3 DIYs
• SIMPLE EVENTS • WORLD MANIPULATION • ENTITIES • FUNCTIONS • DRONE TOOL • LOCATION • VARIABLES • SIMPLE CONDITIONALS • BASIC MATH • ADVANCED MATH • INPUT/OUTPUT •
2
CTF: Part 2 Program game logic to control the flag and players, then program the win condition. 5 Activities: 2 Intros | 3 DIYs
• ADVANCED MOTION • ENTITIES • SIMPLE EVENTS • INTERVAL LOOPS • ADVANCED LOOPS • SIMPLE CONDITIONALS •
3
CTF: Part 3 Finish the CTF game by getting all players on the server and assigning them to a team. 8 Activities: 3 Intros | 1 Video | 4 DIYs
• VARIABLES • ADVANCED MATH • ENTITIES • INVENTORY MANIPULATION • STRING HANDLING • WORLD MANIPULATION • ADVANCED LOOPS • LISTS •
4
Bonus: Castle Use the drone tool and custom functions to build a sturdy stronghold. 1 Activity: 1 DIY
• FUNCTIONS • WORLD MANIPULATION •
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How Kids Learn with Tynker

Kids learn on their own with a guided, hands-on approach that individualizes the learning experience. Tynker's online courses provide a complete learning system for your child to master the fundamentals of programming. Tynker's visual programming language makes it easy to learn, and once kids gain proficiency, they can seamlessly transition to Javascript coding within the Tynker learning system. Enroll in one of our plans for unlimited play across all courses.

Self-Paced Courses
  • Step-by-step success
  • Interactive lessons
  • Guided learning
  • Skill mastery
Game-Based Learning
  • Fun challenges
  • Bite-sized lessons
  • Achievements
  • Immersive entertainment
Hands-on Activities
  • Visual Workshop
  • Level Editor
  • Character Creator
  • Physics Engine

Requirements

Online courses require a desktop computer, laptop computer, Chromebook, or Netbook with Internet connection and a Chrome (29+), Firefox (30+), Safari (7+), or Edge (20+) browser. No downloads required. Courses are not supported on tablets.

Minecraft courses and server access is available to verified accounts. Minecraft client for PC or Mac with a valid Mojang account is required for Java server access. Minecraft for Windows 10 is required for Agent Recall, Gears of Time, Mythicraft, and Mind Crafters courses. Content and courses are subject to changes. NOT AN OFFICIAL MINECRAFT PRODUCT. NOT APPROVED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH MOJANG.

The Stunt Pilot course requires a physical drone and an Ipad or Android tablet (each sold separately). Any airborne Parrot Minidrone such as the Rolling Spider, Night, Cargo, Mambo, or Swing drone can be used.