Create Video Games with Phaser.js
It’s easy to get lost in the flow of a good game. But behind every power-up and boss battle is simple code that brings the game to life.
Time to completeAverage based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary27 hours
Certificate of completionYes
About this skill path
In this Skill Path, you will learn how to translate abstract game mechanics into code and play your creation, create interactive elements using the fundamental language of the internet and implement one of the most popular HTML5 game frameworks.
Skills you'll gain
- Build games from scratch
- Use the Phaser.js library
Syllabus8 units • 18 lessons • 24 projects • 12 quizzes
Learning how to use arrays to create lists and then loops will serve you well as a programmer (and pirate in “Treasure Hunter”).
Learn how to incorporate higher order functions and iterators into your programming toolbelt. Then try your skills in “Cube Matcher”.
Expand the possibilities of what you can code by incorporating objects. Test your understanding in the game, “Electric Mouse”.
Learn Phaser Basics and Physics
Get started with learning the basics of the Phaser framework and then leveling up with physics.
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