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



Designing a Website for this Course

Setting up your N:Drive


Student Websites



Unit 1 - Introduction to Programming

Part 1 - Gamemaker using Drag and Drop

Gamemaker for Home

Assignment 1 - Fruit Mania

Assignment 3 - Maze Game (You must design your own sprites for Levels 1,2, and 3)

Assignment 4 - Scrolling Shooter

Part 2 - Gamemaker using Code

Assignment 5- Plane Game

Assignment 6 - Street Racing Game

Assignment 7 - Platform Games

Part 3 - 3D Games

Assignment 8 - First Person



Unit 2

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?

The Internet
DDoS Attacks
The Future of Cyber Security
Networking & Internet
Software Overview
Computer Maintenance, Prevention and Security

and more.....




RST - Game Design and Development

Designing your own Game