Game Programming with VB


The Game Programming with Visual Basic course provides students with an easy introduction to programming and video game design topics using the Visual Basic language.

Topics Covered The first semester teaches students to write graphical programs using the Visual Basic programming language.

Introduction to Visual Basic Working with numeric and text data Logical expressions and decision-making Creating a Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) Responding to user input Finding and fixing problems Arrays and loops Writing functions The second semester builds on the student’s Visual Basic skills to write video games.

Drawing shapes Handling keyboard and mouse input Using sprites Displaying and animating images Detecting collisions Music and sound effects Simple game physics Artificial intelligence Click on the Course Syllabus tab to see a complete list of topics.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Game Programming with VB by CompuScholar?

Game Programming with VB is a learning resource for Video Game Development. It is available in the following format(s): Online class. It is suited for 6th - 8th students.

What grade level is Game Programming with VB by CompuScholar appropriate for?

It is designed for 6th - 8th students, but could be useful for students of other ages as well; please look at the description and images to determine suitability.

How much does Game Programming with VB by CompuScholar cost?

It costs about $15. (US)