Name: AdamDate: 12-13-13Game Design Software

Your task is to explore the different options available for us to make a digital game. Please take time to complete the following chart as thoroughly as you can. The more time you spend learning about the different resources the more chance you will have of being successful in your Engage Challenge. If you have other resources you would like to explore please add them to the table.


Resource
Pro’s
Con’s
Kodu

http://www.kodugamelab.com/about
Very Good Graphics.
Downloads great and it is safe.
The directions are not clear.
The work space is not big enough to build.
Gamestar Mechanic

http://gamestarmechanic.com/
Fun and Addicting.
Cool Characters.
Play with other posted projects.
You can make your own account.
You have to complete quests to unlock characters, backgrounds, etc.
If you don't complete quest mode, you can't build a game.
Scratch

http://scratch.mit.edu/help/
I can add sound.
Make my own character.
You can make your own account.
Their is so many features that I don't understand how to build on this site.
YoYo Games

http://www.yoyogames.com/studio
I could not open this game, so I looked up some reviews on the Internet. Reviewers wrote:

They loved how easy everything was, and that it makes cool games.

Another comment read, "Great game maker engine!"
I could not open this game, so I looked up some reviews on the Internet. Reviewers wrote:

"It's best for beginners, but if you're more advanced, you will be bored."
Activate Games

http://activategames.org/
I could not open this game, so I cannot give pro's and con's right now.
I could not open this game, so I cannot give pro's and con's right now.








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