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Game Hack Tutorials

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This tutorial teaches pupils how to create games with Microsoft MakeCode as was launched as part of the Cardiff Kids Hackathon.

By following the tutorials, students learn how to recreate the classic arcade puzzle game Sokoban. Students will learn the game development and coding skills needed to create their own version of the game.

Progress is automatically saved so they can come back to the website to complete it at anytime.

All you will need to complete this tutorial is a computer with web access.

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About the organiser

This activity is organised by The School of Physics and Astronomy. Contact us at for more details.

How to book

This activity is available online at any time. If you have any questions please contact the School of Physics and Astronomy outreach team:

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  • TickFamilies
  • TickKey stage two - ages 7-11, years 3-6
  • TickKey stage three - ages 11-14, years 7-9
  • TickKey stage four - ages 14-16, years 10-11
  • TickKey stage five - ages 16-18, years 12-13

Teacher supervision is required.

Curriculum themes

  • TickMathematics and numeracy
  • TickScience and technology

Activity type

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  • TickExtracurricular or independent learning
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