Pong in Scratch

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February 6, 2023 by mrgoldsack

Up first we will be using Scratch to build Pong!
(Feb 24) Check out the final builds from class: PONGReleased

Pong has a very complicated history within the video game world – it helped spark home consoles for gaming, but later led to the North American Video Game Crash of of the early 1980s.

Take a look at some of the early Pong consoles here:


Check out the full assignment brief here: PongBrief

Due Date 1(Prototype) Due Feb 8 – Live Build from Class

Due Date 2(Final Release) Due Feb 14

Here are our observations on the Pong Gameplay:


History of Pong (Article)
Computer History Museum: Pong (Article)
23 Facts About Pong (Article)
The Pong Chip (Article)
History and Technical Breakdown of Pong (Video)
ReBuild Using Original Tech (Video)
Scratch Wiki: How to Build Pong
Scratch: Pong (Build Idea 1)
Scratch: Pong (Build Idea 2) 
Scratch: Pong w/ AI

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Mr. Goldsack is a fan of wet coffee and dry humour.

Contact: mgoldsack@sd35.bc.ca

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