Scratch Challenge #4: Brick and Paddle Game

What will I be making?

You will make a version of the classic arcade game Breakout, in which you try to destroy all the bricks before your ball hits the empty white space below. Try it below:

Where can I find the various skills in the video?

  • What’s the difference between bitmap and vector mode? (1:29)
  • Use variables to create momentum and make your sprite’s movements more realistic(2:38)
  • Make your sprite bounce off the edge at various angles (8:57)
  • Make your sprite bounce naturally off another sprite (13:45)
  • End your game if a sprite touches another sprite (27:09)

Before you go on to the next part, check that you have all of these conditions met


This video explains everything