Game Design Level 2: Create a BreakoutEdu Game!

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Skill Level: Level 1

Badges Earned: Game Development Level 1

Description: Designing a BreakoutEDU game is a challenge! But the great thing is, when you’ve finished them, there are students and teachers all over the country – who will play your game! BreakoutEDU games have many different types of elements.

As Always, Fill Out a Challenge Proposal


Watch the video from James at BreakoutEDU:

Step 2: Run a Breakout Game with a small group of students. You can use any available space. I suggest doing Candy Caper ( Ask your instructor for that password.

Step 2: Start here for the Breakout EDU Game Template.

Step 3: If you want to submit your game to the game store for review, click here. 

You can also check out some of the games at for inspiration.

Happy designing!


How are you going to make a unique game? What’s the story going to be? Can you figure out a way to use maker tech in the game to create unique experiences, like the laser cutter or 3D printers? Should you get more or different unique locks for your game? Can you make your own locks? Like this:

Some tips along the way: Take pictures of your final project, and get an instructor to visually check out your project, if you can. We suggest creating a “demo video” of all of your projects. Why? They can be used as evidence of completion. One demo video can be enough evidence to receive numerous badges. Only needs to be about 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Earn Your Badges:  When you’re done, earn your badge!