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

Part 2 - Gamemaker using Code

Assignment 5- Plane Game

Assignment 6 - Street Racing Game

Assignment 7 - Platform Game (Cancelled)

Part 3 - 3D Games

Assignment 8 - First Person (Cancelled)


All Term Work is due May 22, no late work will be accepted. We start the RST on May 23

RST - Game Design and Development

Due at the end of your scheduled exam time - tentatively June 22 from 9:00 - 11:00



Computers and Society

Articles and Informal 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?


Check out Atlas: The Next Generation

Computer Privacy
“Generally, one has no reasonable expectation of privacy in an IP address when using the Internet."

IBM has made a computer that’s smaller than a grain of salt

A Computer with Free Will

Human Implants and Neural Dust

Wireless Charging