Python Game Development for Beginners

Create Interactive User Interfaces and Games with the Turtle Module
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  • Lectures 34
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

In this Python Game Development for Beginners training course, expert author Elliottt Hauser will teach you how to build your own game sketches using Python's built-in turtle module. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no Python or game development experience is required.

You will start by learning about simple user interfaces, then jump into learning how to make your own game objects with class inheritance. From there, Elliott will teach you about the game state dictionary, how to check for intersection, and how to display game state. Finally, this video tutorial covers some advanced topics, including adding images to Turtle and private methods and attributes.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of creating your own user interfaces and games with the turtle module. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no Python or game development experience is required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Once you have completed this training course, you will be fully capable of creating your own user interfaces and games with the turtle module.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is geared towards individuals wanting to learn how to develop games using Python

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Important - Download These First - Working Files
Article
Course And Author Overview
Preview
01:19
Using Trinket
Preview
02:28
Why Code A Game Using Pythons Turtle?
Preview
01:52
My Approach To Learning
Preview
01:55
Using The Working Files Outside Of Trinket
Preview
02:35
Section 2: Simple User Interfaces - Keys And Clicks With Turtle
Screen Key And Click Events
07:30
Turtle Click, Release And Drag Events
06:48
Game Sketch - Drawing App - Part 1
08:46
Game Sketch - Drawing App - Part 2
03:32
Section 3: Make Your Own Game Objects With Class Inheritance
Object Review - Extending The Turtle Class - Part 1
05:46
Object Review - Extending The Turtle Class - Part 2
04:16
Displaying Information With Custom Turtle Objects - Part 1
04:34
Displaying Information With Custom Turtle Objects - Part 2
06:17
Game Sketch - TurtleChase! - Part 1
04:44
Game Sketch - TurtleChase! - Part 2
05:19
Game Sketch - TurtleChase! Finishing Touches - Part 1
09:55
Game Sketch - TurtleChase! Finishing Touches- Part 2
02:22
Section 4: Using State
The Game State Dictionary - Part 1
04:51
The Game State Dictionary - Part 2
05:07
Checking For Intersection - Part 1
05:40
Checking For Intersection - Part 2
05:53
Displaying Game State - Part 1
03:39
Displaying Game State - Part 2
05:55
Section 5: Fun With Games - Making And Breaking Rules
Autonomous Turtles - Part 1
08:08
Autonomous Turtles - Part 2
05:51
Surprises With Pythons Random
05:27
Increasing Challenge With Levels - Part 1
05:15
Increasing Challenge With Levels - Part 2
06:51
Section 6: Extras And Advanced Topics
Controlling Animation With Screen.Tracer
03:02
Screen.Setworldcoordinates
01:04
Adding Images To Turtle
01:44
Private Methods And Attributes
02:43
Section 7: Conclusion
Wrap-Up
02:20

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