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​”I enjoyed Kid Games with Visual Basic Express.  I really liked the step by step method.  It was easy to understand and my students really enjoyed  the examples, which all made a dry subject matter a fun and creative class.  I also liked the format, that way I can teach on my iPad.  I’ll be back for more next year.”   Claudio Faenza, Teacher, Gainesville, FL

“I was looking for some Visual Basic Express ideas and these books appeared to be just what I needed. I bought both Visual Basic books…great ideas and easy to read.”  
 Andrew Zwelling, Math Teacher 

PROGRAMMING GAMES WITH VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS <Table of Contents> is  a second semester self-paced “intermediate” programming tutorial consisting of 10 Chapters explaining (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build a Visual Basic Express Games.  The games built are non-violent and teach logical thinking skills.  To grasp the concepts, you should possess a working knowledge of Windows and have had some exposure to Visual Basic Express programming (or some other programming language).  We offer a beginning programming tutorial  (BEGINNING WITH VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS) that would help you gain this needed programming exposure. ​

PROGRAMMING GAMES WITH VISUAL BASIC EXPRESS explains (in simple, easy-to-follow terms) how to build a Visual Basic Express game project.  Game skills learned include handling multiple players, scoring, graphics, animation, and sounds. The game projects built include, in increasing complexity <Game Screen Shots>:
  • Safecracker – Decipher a secret combination using clues from the computer.
  • Tic Tac Toe – The classic game!
  • Match Game – Find matching pairs of hidden photos – use your own photos!
  • Pizza Delivery – A business simulation where you manage a small pizza shop for a night.
  • Moon Landing – Land a module on the surface of the moon.
  • Leap Frog – A fun arcade game where you get a frog through traffic and across a raging river.
The product includes over 700 pages of self-study notes, all Visual Basic Express source code and all needed graphics and sound files.

The course requires Windows 7 or Windows 8, ability to view and print documents saved in Microsoft Word format, and Visual Basic 2012 Express (the course can also be completed using Visual Basic 2012) .  If you are looking for our newest 2015 Edition Tutorial click here.

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