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Pipeline Defender in Scratch

Build a simple Scratch arcade game you can customise using this project from Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps by Sean McManus

About this project

The book ends with five short projects, and Pipeline Defender gives you the bones of a simple arcade game that you can build on. It's frantic as you use your interceptor craft to stop the asteroids breaking through the buildings and ultimately blowing up the pipeline that runs under the city. There are no sound effects and the graphics are basic, so there are plenty of ways you can improve on this Scratch project and make it your own.

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Download the graphics

The book Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps shows you how to make all the images you need for this project. The best way to make the game is to make your own graphics. If you find it too difficult, you can download my graphics below.

To download an image, right-click it to open the image and then save it to your computer. To add a saved image to a Scratch project, click the folder icon above the Sprite List.

If you share any projects using these images or other book content, please give credit to Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps. Thank you.

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Find out more about the book

Visit the homepage for Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps to find out more about the book, find bonus materials, and discover the other projects in it.

Books by Sean McManus

Scratch Programming in Easy Steps

Scratch Programming in Easy Steps

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Learn to program with the Scratch programming language, widely used in schools and colleges.

Set up your Pi, master Linux, learn Scratch and Python, and create your own electronics projects.

Earworm: a novel about the music business

Earworm

Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps

Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps

An entertaining techno-thriller that takes a slice through the music business: from the boardroom to the stage; from the studio to the record fair.

Discover how to make 3D games, create mazes, build a drum machine, make a game with cartoon animals and more!

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