May 6, 2020


The Great ISB Platform Video Game Contest

Build a platform runner game with the following elements.  Final versions (with your permission) will be placed into a judging contest for all MS students.  They will play and rank your game. How cool!

Getting Started


  • A startup level/scene.  Where you introduce the game.
  • A theme: Star wars, cookies, fast food, whatever!
  • At least three different types of obstacles with consequences such as
    • Return to beginning or go back 50% (your choice)
    • Character dies
    • Change size
    • Or any ideas of your own
  • Sounds (required)
    • Music playing in game
    • Jump
    • Hit power up
    • Hit obstacle
    • Shooting?
    • Death
    • Other sounds of your own
  • Score system
    • Score moves between levels
    • High score at end
  • Three different power ups such as
    • Size, color, score, speed, shoot, etc.
    • Ideas of your own. 

Optional Challenges.  Can you make this happen?

  • High score table
  • Other great ideas you have
  • Character moves backward
  • Character is animated
  • Lava is animated using something like particle effects


Exit Ticket

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