Create a Space Shooter Game with Scratch Studio

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

The user interface of Scratch Studio and how to add game objects, graphics, and sounds.

How to handle keyboard input and move game objects.

How to program, move, collide, and clone game objects and create variables to track them.

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Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will create a space shooter game using Scratch Studio. You will learn the user interface items of the Scratch Studio; how to create, move, clone, and collide game objects; how to configure their sound and visual effects; and how to communicate messages between game elements. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


A background in computer programming is highly recommended for this course.

Skills you will develop

Computer ProgrammingGames Development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction to the Scratch Studio.

  2. Moving game objects using the keyboard.

  3. Cloning and tracking game objects.

  4. Configure visual and sound effects of game objects collision.

  5. Tracking game scores and communicating messages between game objects.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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