G4E - Rock Paper Toucan

Basic Coding in Godot 4 - Get Up and Running in This Easy-to-Learn Game Engine

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Welcome to 'Rock, Paper, Toucan': Your Starter's Guide to Godot 4!

Over the next couple of hours, we'll delve into the core concepts of the Godot engine and basic coding principles by creating a simple yet entertaining Rock, Paper, Scissors game. As we navigate the course, we'll explore the following:

  • Uncover the structure and purpose of nodes and scenes, along with the dynamic concepts of inheritance and instancing.
  • Navigate the functionality of groups and signals, forming the backbone of communication and organization within your game.
  • Dive into the creative power of themes, a key tool in personalizing and enhancing your game's aesthetic appeal.
  • Break down the role and application of functions and variables in coding, constructing the logical framework of your game.
  • Explore the use of conditions in decision-making processes, a crucial aspect of your game mechanics.
  • Understanding the practicality of arrays in handling data, is an essential skill in any coding project.
  • Learn about the utility of export variables, a secret weapon in customizing your game's behaviour.
  • Emphasize the importance of strict typing, a fundamental practice in maintaining code integrity and preventing errors.
Prepare for an engaging, hands-on learning experience that's not just about mastering the basics of Godot 4, but also about having a fantastic time while doing so!

Your Instructor

Yann Burrett
Yann Burrett

Hi!  I'm Yann!

I'm one of the founders of Canopy Games.

I have a Masters of Science in Theatre Education degree from the City College of New York and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama and Theatre Arts from Goldsmith's College, University of London. I currently live in the UK where I teach on a variety of subjects (mostly online).

I'm a passionate advocate for quality education in all fields, and my pedagogy is routed in a "learner-centered" model. I love my cats, teaching, playing computer, board and card games, exploring forests and cooking.

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