4. Case 03: Dodge Monsters#

4.1. Purpose#


Create a game to make the player be chased by monsters.

4.2. Materials Required#


1 x RETRO Arcade for Education

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4.3. Software#


MicroSoft MakeCode

4.4. Program#


  • Set the game over if the sprite reaches onto the plants and the the sprite wins if it reaches the jewel. On the way of progressing, a monster comes out each two seconds to hit the sprite, the life score starts from 3 and it decreases by 1 if the sprite gets hit by the monster and the game is over if the score decreases to 0.

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4.5. Program#


4.6. Downloading Program#


After programming, connect the computer with the Retro via the USB cable.

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  • Choose hardware “F4”.

    ../_images/retro-case-01-11.png

  • Click the reset button on the Retro and go to the downloading page.

    ../_images/retro-case-01-13.png

  • Match the devices and get connected with “Arcade (app)”.

    ../_images/retro-case-01-12.png

  • Click downloading to compile the program into the Retro.

    ../_images/retro-case-01-14.png

4.7. Conclusion#


  • Set the background and the movement of the sprite, when it falls into the traps the game is over and it wins when arriving at the jewels. A monster comes out each two seconds to hit the sprite, the life score starts from 3 and it decreases by 1 if the sprite gets hit by the monster and the game is over if the score decreases to 0.