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7. Add-Ons

Choose an Add-On
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Start Screen
Add a starting screen with instructions for your game.
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Keeping Score
Keep track of how long a racer stays alive and display the score.
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Cheer On
Create a sprite that cheers on the racer.
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Extreme Tricks
Program your racer to do a cool trick at the press of a button.
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Power Ups
Create a power up that shrinks the racer.
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Crash Sound
Add a sound that plays when the racer crashes into an obstacle.
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  • 1. Quick Survey
  • 2. Introduction to Loops
  • 3. Control the Racer
  • 4. Moving Obstacles
  • 5. Clone More Obstacles
  • 6. Program the Losing Condition
  • 7. Add-Ons
  • 8. Reflection
  • 9. Wrap-up: Extreme Sports
  • 10. Wrap-up: Share Your Project
  • 11. Wrap-up: Show Your Project
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Transcript

Congratulations on coding your project! Now, you have the chance to add some cool stuff to your extreme sports game with the add-ons on this page. Just like in the main videos for this project, watch first to learn how to build the add-on, then try programming it on your own.

In “Start Screen,” add a starting screen that displays the name of your game and instructions for how to play.

In “Keeping Score,” keep track of how long the racer stays alive on the obstacle course and display the score at the end.

In “Cheer On,” create a sprite that says random phrases to cheer on the racer.

In “Power Ups,” create a power-up that shrinks the racer, making it able to avoid obstacles more easily.

In “Crash Sound,” add a sound that plays when the racer crashes with an obstacle.

In “Extreme Tricks,” program your racer to do a cool trick at the press of a button.

Enjoy creating and coding with these add-on videos, and try doing something to challenge yourself! Have fun.

Instructions
  1. Choose an add-on, and click "Watch" to learn how to customize your project.
  2. When you finish, come back to the add-ons screen and try another add-on!