Pong is a game that Echoson recommends you to clone before making your own games, because if you cannot clone, how are you gonna make something from scratch?

Things You Will Learn From This

  • How to make a moving character
  • Basic physics for a moving ball
  • Basic A.I (the opposing paddle)
  • Scoring
  • How to make textures (that means you can re-skin the paddles and the ball)

Recommended Drawing Programs

  • MS Paint
  • Flash
  • Photoshop

Recommended Coding Platforms

  • Unity3D
  • Flash
  • Game Maker


  • Java
  • C++
  • Python
  • Drag and Drop Code (Game Maker)

Extras You Can Add

  • Menus
  • Music
  • Game Over Screen
  • Highscore
  • Leaderboards