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Discover the memory game project from Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps by Sean McManus
Gribbet! is a pattern repeating game with cute animated frogs that readers learn how to draw and animate. The frogs look at the mouse pointer and the singing frog, and have three different facial expressions and five different sayings to help the game feel lifelike.
The book Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps shows you how to make all the images you need for this project. There are step-by-step instructions for drawing the frog. The best way to make the game is to make your own graphics. If you find it too difficult, you can download my graphics below.
To download an image, right-click it to open the image and then save it to your computer. To add a saved image to a Scratch project, click the folder icon above the Sprite List.
If you share any projects using these images or other book content, please give credit to Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps. Thank you.
I wrote the first version of Gribbet! for the Amstrad CPC home computer. That game was published in Amstrad Action magazine in March 1991. You can download my Amstrad disc and tutorials here, but if you don't already know what an Amstrad is, you won't find it easy to use. The original Gribbet! was inspired by a swinging frog ornament I had on my desk.
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