Department of Design and Technology
St. Pius X High School

Introduction to Computer Programming
using Gamemaker


Course Evaluation

70% Term Work
(Assignments and Classroom Management)

30% RST


Student Websites



Designing a Website for this Course

Setting up your K:Drive


Unit 1

Understanding Computers
Computers and Society

Ongoing Class Lessons and Discussions

What will the computers of tomorrow be like? Will we still be using keyboards and mice or will we actually live inside a partially digital world?

Fake News
The Song Remains the Same
The Internet
DDoS Attacks
The Future of Cyber Security
Networking & Internet
Software Overview
Computer Maintenance, Prevention and Security


Unit 2 - Introduction to Programming

Part 1 - Gamemaker using Drag and Drop

Gamemaker for Home

Assignment 1 - Fruit Mania

Assignment 3 - Maze Game

Assignment 4 - Scrolling Shooter

Part 2 - Gamemaker using Code

Assignment 5- Plane Game


Assignment 6 - Street Racing Game (You will work with a partner on this assignment)

Assignment 7 - Platform Games


First Person

cancelled :(


RST - Game Design and Development

Designing your own Game