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 Period 1

Student Websites Period 3


Unit 1 - Introduction to Programming

Part 1 - Gamemaker using Drag and Drop

Gamemaker for Home (NOTE: Do NOT install this version on school machines)

Assignment 1 - Fruit Mania

Assignment 3 - Maze Game

(You must design your own sprites for Levels 1 and 2)

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)


RST - Game Design and Development



Unit 2 - Computers and Society

Articles, Reviews, 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?


In the News

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