Coding in Python: Build a Game Part 3

Life skills30 mins£3

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Key takeaways
Build confidence with a new coding language
Start building a fully customisable game
Develop your skills even further with text-based programming with Scratch (if familiar)
Jez WhitworthHost: Together with a background in software development and his teaching experience, Jez is able to create innovative and exciting approaches to deliver fun and creative lessons for all ages and abilities. He is Head of Computer Science at a special needs school and is the founder of First Coding which offers creative coding courses in and around the Salisbury area.

This is part 3 of 4 in a series. If you missed the first parts of this mini series you can watch Part 1 and Part 2 here.

This 4 part mini-series is suitable for students who would like an introduction to Python coding.  You will need to have an installation of Python which you can download here for free https://www.python.org/ to start the class.

Students will work towards building their own text-based 'Choose Your Own' Adventure game! You will learn about the important concepts of coding in an enjoyable, friendly environment at a relaxed pace.  

Class 3: In this text adventure game class we'll be learning about how we fight opponents using a simple battle mechanic. Winners get rewarded with coins but for the losers, it's game over.


Related Classes

After this class, to complete the series, you can visit Part 4 of 'Build your own Game'. 

To see how the skills you're learning in these classes can be used in a job, have a look at our free Careers Guidance class: 'A Career in Coding'. 


Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

All budding coders are welcome, especially those aged 11-16 who are particularly interested in furthering their skills in Gaming and Design.  This class is perfect for those who love the concept of coding and want a chance to put their passion into practise!

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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