Go to Microworld and choose FILE + New Project
At the command center type:
newprojectsize [ 600 300 ]
Save this project as “Game1”
Page1 must include the following
Your name, expl #, and Date
A creative Game Title (Not Spirograph)
Picture and/or background art
Create 2 buttons for page1: (use the Button Tool)
1st button ... name it “Instructions”
2nd button... name it “Play”
Create a “Text Box” and name it (right click)
Make this box rather large so you can fit all the instructions inside this
box. Put at the top of the text box the title: “Instructions” then
skip a line and begin writing the instructions for playing your “Spirograph”
game after you create the game.
Flip the page over (CTRL + F) and type the following procedures:
Exploratory# 7 - ___ - ____
dir_text, showtext wait 40 hidetext
Go to the PAGES Menu and choose NEW PAGE
On this new page, go to the PAGES Menu and choose NAME PAGE
and name this page “Play”
On this page Create a button and name it: Instructions
Flip your page over (CTRL + F) and type the following exactly as
shown then double check your work before asking for my help:
(Continued on Back)
setc c1 repeat side1 [ fd length1 rt 360 / side1 ] rt angle1
setc c2 repeat side2 [ fd length2 rt 360 / side2 ] rt angle2
setc c3 repeat side3 [ fd length3 rt 360 / side3 ] rt angle3
On your Play page create:
3 sliders naming them Length1, Length2, & Length3
9 small text boxes
3 must be named C1, C2, & C3 ---- In C1
type 105, C2 type 15, and C3 type 9
3 must be named side1, side2 & side3 --- In
type 3, side2 type 4, side3 type
3 must be named angle1, angle2, & angle3 --- In
type 45, angle2 type 72, angle3
**NOTE... It is very important that these text boxes not
have spaces after or before any of the numbers.
Right click on your turtle and give him the instruction of “go”
and choose Many Times.
Click on the turtle and see him create! Press Stopall and CG then change
your variables (Colors, Sides, and angles) to create another really cool
designs. Create the best design of all time!
If you experience any problems first check your procedure
by comparing each letter and space
with the code on page 1 of this handout and
then check to see if spaces are in your text boxes. If you
find spaces delete them.
Go back to page1 and type your instructions by click on the instructions
button the go to edit and press stopall to make the text box stay on the
page to you can type. Use a neat font and color to make it easy to read
and nice to look at. Use complete sentences and give instructions as if
a 3rd grader will be playing the game.
Finally go to both your pages and create a transition for each page
(see Pages + Transitions).
Print out each page by going to each page and Choosing File + Print
Page then flip any page over (CTRL + F) and go to File and choose
Page. Staple and turn into me for your grade.
|See the awesome GAMES
other Crews students have created and published.
||Do you know where the real
Spirograph game is on the web?
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