Video Game Programming for Kids

This book shows how to make simple games with the easy to use BASIC language! Fun projects introduce early concepts in computer programming. Recommended for ages 8 and above.


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Introduce pre-teens and young learners to the exciting world of game programming! This concise, dynamic book is designed specifically for 8-12 years olds and uses simple language; a step-by-step approach; and no-cost QB64 easy, but powerful, software to teach short graphics programs and games. This book is ideal for true beginners or young users who have no prior experience with programming tools. The author uses a humorous, captivating approach with brief chapters that each focus on a single programming or basic computer science concept. All programs and readings center around fun activities, such as cracking a safe, guessing the secret number, or finding the treasure.


Video Game Programming for Kids

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  1. My son who is 9yrs old is learning video Game programming and is having little difficult to get cannonballcarl working , after he wrote the code with no errors, it is still a window and a cannon without a ball what do we do?

  2. Go to the forum (Programming menu above) and post your source code in the Video Game Programming for Kids board and I’ll take a look at your code.

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