Game Builder

Teach fundamental game design concepts. Using CoffeeScript, students will learn to design and build online games.

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Game Builder is the perfect platform for students to explore their coding skills

for school, district or after-school club

WITH GAME BUILDER, YOUR STUDENTS WILL:

monkey builder

Build real computer games using CoffeeScript​

app monkey

Design swipe/touch interface games for mobile devices

monkey dj

Remix CodeMonkey games and make them your own​

globe monkey

Share creations with the world on Discover, CodeMonkey’s community page

our courses

For the ultimate game-design experience, Game Builder incorporates a multi-faceted process to guide students into becoming computer game creators

platformer

platformer

The perfect place to jump-start creativity

frogger

Bring back retro with this Classic

hippo sprite

Sprite Animations

Where creations come to life

CURRICULUM

Platformer

CONCEPTS TAUGHT

Event handlers
“Rules” for different values of parameters (i.e. write if statements)

COURSE STRUCTURE

35 Exercises

COURSE LENGTH

Classroom lessons plans: 7

Frogger

CONCEPTS TAUGHT

Parameters a function gets
Forever loop

COURSE STRUCTURE

30 Exercises

COURSE LENGTH

Classroom lessons plans: 7

Sprite Animations

CONCEPTS TAUGHT

Sprite sheets 
Add and run an animation

COURSE STRUCTURE

26 Exercises

COURSE LENGTH

Classroom lessons plans: 5

STANDARDS ALIGNMENT

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

CSTA STANDARDS

UK COMPUTING PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

WHAT'S NEXT?

After completing these courses, your students will be ready to design and share their very own games using the freestyle Create Games platform

Create Games

It’s finally time to DIY!

make your own game
space game

CHECK OUT STUDENT CREATIONS!

Wonder what they all have in common?
They were all created with Game Builder

Created by: Aiden

Created by: Erez

Created by: Hunter

Created by: Mia

Created by: Yuying

Created by: Gene

Find out what masterpieces your students will create!

Game Builder is scaffolded, self-paced, and automatically assessed, so just like CodeMonkey’s award-winning Coding Adventure, it’s super easy to implement in the classroom.