I’ve been holding onto this idea for a while, and I got around to writing it yesterday. It’s a very simple game that you probably have seen in many different forms. This week, I present Simon Says.
Use the arrow keys to repeat the sequence created by the computer. Get any part of the sequence wrong and the game ends.
I wasn’t planning on releasing this one to the forums at first. I came up with some extensions, though, that might be interesting for students to pursue.
- The game as-is might be fun to customize. Create new graphics and tones to suit your style.
- The game uses four colors, but MakeCode Arcade supports six buttons (or seven if you include the menu button). Alter the game to use more than four colors by changing the
- Create different game modes by, say, only playing the notes without displaying the colors for an added gameplay challenge.
I’m sure there are other customizations that you could come up with.
I was originally planning on using this game to introduce arrays. After creating the game, though, I think it’s a better game to use for introducing functions. Still looking for a game that I can use to introduce arrays…
Have fun! Happy Friday! Have a great weekend!