Assignment 2: “Breakout, The Powerup Update”


Getting Started

Download the distro code for your first game from and unzip, which should yield a directory called assignment2.

Then, in a terminal window (located in /Applications/Utilities on Mac or by typing cmd in the Windows task bar), move to the directory where you extracted assignment2 (recall that the cd command can change your current directory), and run

cd assignment2

Break(out) a Leg!

Welcome to your third assignment! By now, we’ve gotten our feet wet with states, randomization, and much more; this time, we’ll be diving in a little bit more and adding some new features entirely!

Your goals this assignment:

How to Submit

  1. If you haven’t already, install Git and, optionally, install submit50.
  2. Using Git, push your work to, where USERNAME is your GitHub username, on a branch called games50/assignments/2019/x/2 or, if you’ve installed submit50, execute

    submit50 games50/assignments/2019/x/2


  3. Record a 1- to 5-minute screencast in which you demonstrate your app’s functionality and/or walk viewers through your code. Upload that video to YouTube (as unlisted or public, but not private) or somewhere else.
  4. Submit this form.