Part-Baked Games: Knockout City Edition

Workshop Categories: Algorithms & Programming

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What does it take to teach an AI to play dodgeball? In this interactive workshop, learn how to play dodgeball like an AI by planning and creating algorithms for a game and then testing them out in a 1 on 1 dodgeball battle! Then take your ideas further by completing a Part-Baked dodgeball game by adding the code needed to teach the AI to be able to play against your playable character.

This workshop uses the Construct 3 game engine to teach learners how to create their own video games. Follow the step-by-step instructions to write the AI needed to allow the NPC player to play dodgeball.

If you have any questions about the workshop, please get in touch with the team: dsh@ukie.org.uk


Guidance for teachers

Suitable for: Key stage 2 (KS2), key stage 3 (KS3)

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