Chapter 3 Challenge

by Jon (Updated on 2015-10-26)

Chapter 3 Recap

Chapter 3 was all about Actors. You learned about...

That's quite a lot to take in.

Now that you’re familiar with these concepts, it's time to demonstrate your mastery of them by creating a game, with our help.

Challenge: Create "Breakout"

"Breakout" is a fun, casual puzzle game that calls for quick reflexes. It uses physics, collisions, and special effects to entertain the player.


Your Task

Design a simple version of Breakout that includes these features:

Feature Screenshot
A paddle the player can move in two directions. paddle
A bouncing ball you can launch from your paddle. ball
A short delay between ball launches. ---
Blocks that change color and make a sound, when they collide with the ball. breakout-screenshot-bouncing-ball

Start with this Project

To help you get started, we’ve created a basic Kit with graphics, sounds, and a Scene to get you started and so you don't need to import any game resources. Just write the logic.

Download the Project

Instructions: Import this using File > Import. Requires Stencyl 3.4.0 or later.

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The Solution

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