Learn how to make your own games using the UK's No 1 coding language, Python
Learn how to code in Python by building and playing your own computer games, from mind-bending brainteasers to crazy action games with explosive sound effects and 3D graphics.
Whether you're a seasoned programmer or a beginner hoping to learn Python, you'll find Computer Coding Python Games for Kids fun to read and easy to follow. Each chapter shows how to construct a complete working game in simple numbered steps. Using freely available resources, such as PyGame Zero and Blender, you can add animations, music, scrolling backgrounds, 3D scenery, and other exciting professional touches.
After building the game, find out how to adapt it to create your own personalised version with secret hacks and cheat codes!
Along the way, you'll master the key concepts that programmers need to write code - not just in Python but in all programming languages. Find out what bugs, loops, flags, strings, tuples, toggles, and turtles are. Learn how to plan and design the ultimate game - and then play it to destruction as you test and debug it. Before you know it, you'll be a coding genius!
About the Author
Carol Vorderman is one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities. She feels passionately about the value of education, and joined forces with Dorling Kindersley in 1999 to become DK's Education Champion, working with DK to produce this bestselling Made Easy series in Maths, English, and Science.
Carol has a Masters degree in Engineering from Cambridge University, and first became known for performing speedy calculations on television. She is committed to popularising and communicating about maths and science, and writes on these subjects for national newspapers. Carol appears regularly on maths and science television programmes on Channel 4, ITV, and the BBC. She is currently leading a Maths Task-Force for the Conservative Party, investigating how to improve maths teaching in British state schools.