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Hello Scratch!: Learn to program by making arcade games by Sadie Ford Gabriel Ford and Melissa Ford

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Appendix. Extra Practice Mermaid Splash—Coding

Sometimes videogames are there to bring the player into the world of their favorite stories or movies, like Atari’s Star Wars game or E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. That was supposed to be the case with Spy Hunter. It was going to be a video game adaptation of the James Bond world, but Bally Midway couldn’t get the license.

What you get instead is an endless racing game where the player has to drive among other cars while remaining on the road, saving the good guys and destroying the bad ones. The car can pop into a weapons truck and get more supplies, including guns and missiles.

There has always ...

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