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“Explore Space”

A Game Design Project
By Tayeb
a High School Student from CS4ALL NYC @ Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School
Code org

About this Project:

The challenge is that you’re in space and encounter a whole bunch of aliens. My design process was really simple. The concept I chose was a fly swatting type of game. I used the basic concept, built upon it, and added the sprites. The project works by using the mouse. Pressing down on the mouse you hover over the aliens and press down eliminating them.

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Feedback from the Judges:

Marcus Del Valle 👏 Program Manager at Code Nation — Emoti-Con Judge
This is such a cool game! I especially love you making each alien appearing at different speeds but randomly so it's fun to see each enemy clearly to hit them one by one!

One error I see in your code is the "count = count = 1" block which I think you just dragging the wrong block by accident. In the future, it may be awesome to have different aliens appearing in different sizes + speeds at random locations on the screen. Can't wait to play Explore Space V2!

Valerie Casasanto 👏 Outreach Lead, ICESat-2 Mission at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center — Emoti-Con Judge
A fun game! I love the alien design and color. I love the interaction in the game and sound effects. Well done!

Holly Tienken 👏 Assistant Professor, Communication Design at Kutztown University — Emoti-Con Judge
The graphics and sound effects are great! I might suggest a timer or a score board is incorporated so the user knows where they stand. Maybe there are different aliens as well that make an appearance? Fun idea, I hope you continue to develop it!

Feedback from the Community:

Raima 👏 a High School Student
This game was genuinely very fun and I like how the monsters would come in different speeds.
Delecia 👏 a High School Student
I really liked how fun this game was and how the different monsters could attack you
Yun 👏 a High School Student
I really liked your game it was really fun :)
Michella 👏 a High School Student
I really liked this game and it was very interesting to play.
Kristal 👏 a High School Student from Thomas. A Edison High School
I thought your game was very cool and how the monsters would attack you and come in different speeds, haven't seen something like this until now. I thought your game was really fun to play.
Samiya 👏 a High School Student from Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School
I really liked your game. The visuals were very nice and it was very interactive.