Arcade Game Design

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You will use Scratch and a Hummingbird robotics kit to build your own arcade game. Learn the fundamentals of game design and coding as you use LEDs, motors, and sensors to create a game that lights up and moves.


Students will be able to…

  • Use Scratch to program a complex set of instructions using the Hummingbird technology
  • Assemble an interconnected set of Hummingbird components to create an arcade game
  • Build a playable robotic arcade game

Total Completion Time

Approximately 18 Hours

Student Work

Here are some examples of the work that students will complete in this course:


Inside Arcade Game Design

Inside AGD


Course Documents

Materials & Games

  • One Hummingbird Duo Base Kit for every 2-3 students
  • Access to Scratch
  • Basic art supplies such as construction paper, markers, colored pencils, scissors, tape, glue, rulers, straws, masking tape, and cardboard

Software and Hardware Specs

The Arcade Game Design course requires Scratch and Hummingbird Duo Base Kits which can be purchased here.


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