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Star Catcher

David Johns, a math and computer science teacher at Seattle Academy, produced this series of video lessons on how to build a Star Catcher game with Python and Pygame.

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You should try to build this program as you follow the video. If you get stuck on a particular lesson, working programs for each lesson are available here.

Star Catcher - Part 1: screen, background, images
Star Catcher Part 2: target movement
Star Catcher Part 3
Star Catcher Part 4
Star Catcher Part 5
Star Catcher - Part 6: animate with clock time
Star Catcher - Part 7: collisions
Star Catcher - Part 8: Score and text
Star Catcher - Part 9: multiple targets with arrays
Star Catcher - Part 10: target arrays finished
Star Catcher - Part 11: mouse to move player
Star Catcher - Part 12: game timer added