Filip has been a strong coder at Code Ninjas for the last four years. He likes to build games that cater to all age groups and that showcase his creativity. His Black Belt project, Chef Ninja Frenzy, is a fun, all ages game where the user takes on the role of working at a fast-food joint. The user must complete several orders within a certain amount of time to advance to the next level. The winner gets awarded a paid job at the restaurant.
Rancho Bernardo, CA
Jackson has enjoyed his time at Code Ninjas London for 3 years. He works through building games with great drive and applied the same work ethic while creating his Black Belt project, The Racing Formula. Being an avid fan of F1 racing, he wanted to create a game that would let others experience his passion for the sport. The project highlights many aspects of racing with a variety of track layouts, lengths, and complexities. Race around the track and aim for a new best time!
Vicken has been learning to code since he was in third grade! While attending Code Ninjas, he enjoyed meeting other ninjas to playtest his projects with. In Vicken’s Black Belt project, Charger Run, the user must progress through each level by avoiding obstacles to plug the charger into the outlet.
Midland Park, NJ
Caleb has been attending Code Ninjas since his location first opened. During this time, Caleb has shown focus and determination by always taking the time to add details to his projects. Caleb’s Black Belt project, Spheria, is a 3D platformer game where the user plays as a golf ball and must overcome obstacles in order to obtain the Sphere of Influence.
Nam has been with Code Ninjas for about 3.5 years! Throughout his experience at Code Ninjas, he has learned so much about coding, project management, critical thinking, and other important skills. In his project, Apocalypse, Nam used his skills to create a zombie survival first person shooter. The game gets progressively harder and keeps track of the points the user earns between sessions, so they can come back and keep playing whenever they’d like!
College Station, TX
UNTITLED PLANE GAME
Noah has been practicing programming from a young age. He has always had a passion for coding and music. In his Black Belt project, Untitled Plane Game, the user pilots a plane through multiple maps to get the fastest possible time!
Nicole is a creative, determined, and funny individual who spends her free time participating in sports, arts, and coding. Her project, Antidote, is a unique story-driven rhythm game where you are sent back 30 years into the past to save the future from an illness. To progress through the game, you must tap keys with the correct timing. Each level gets progressively harder!
Shriyans has been at Code Ninjas for 3.5 years and has applied the acquired programming and problem-solving skills to develop his Black Belt project, Regular Runner, a game that combines the platformer and speed run genres. Shriyans aspires to major in Computer Science for his college education and looks forward to applying math and algorithm design to develop cyber security solutions that will protect networked transactions. After finishing Black Belt, Shriyans will give back by continuing to motivate fellow Ninjas through mentorship and internships at Code Ninjas Palos Verdes.
Palos Verdes, CA
ESCAPE THE NIGHTMARE
Ugur has been at Code Ninjas for 1.5 years. He is dedicated to coding and enjoys creating games in both Unity and Roblox in his free time. His Black Belt project, Escape the Nightmare, sees players surviving for as long as they can whilst using different weapons from the shop, all while trying to get a high score.
Daniel recreated Minesweeper as his Black Belt project because he enjoys playing the classic game, and wanted to put his own original spin on it. He would like to continue learning to code and become a web developer in the future.
Andrew has been at his local Code Ninjas since their grand opening, and his dry sense of humor has always been a pleasure to have in the Dojo. He has a passion for learning and is very focused on his goals. His game, Breakthrough, is a classic side-scrolling platformer that takes its inspiration from games such as Alien Hominid and Castle Crashers. Players win by defeating the Reds in each of the 4 levels. Good luck!
Misha has been with Code Ninjas Scottsdale for 4 years. He is a creative, brilliant, persevering Ninja who always strives to improve his development skills in and out of the Dojo. His Black Belt game, Punk’d, is a multiplayer steampunk shooter with an assortment of weapons players can use to clash with each other over LAN. Misha is continuing to develop more games while working as a Code Sensei teaching kids the same concepts he learned as a Ninja. Try the single player version online or download the multiplayer version to play with friends on a local area network (LAN)!
Alex’s first experience with coding in Roblox Studio led him to sign up at Code Ninjas, where he has been for the past 2 years. His Black Belt project, Dream Swing, requires a player to swing between different platforms, in order to progress through multiple levels. The hardest part of developing the game was implementing physics; the game involved trigonometry, which he taught himself, and calculus concepts, which he learned from a Code Sensei. Now that he has achieved his Black Belt, Alex will start mentoring younger ninjas with their projects.
Arlington Heights, IL
Anirudh is a self-motivated ninja who goes above and beyond requirements to make his projects the best they can be. He is also very passionate about helping other ninjas in the dojo. In his Black Belt project Fakemon: Chromafire, he decided to create a turn-based RPG because he wanted to do a game that was both 2D and 3D in a fun and interesting way. In Fakemon: Chromafire, you fight monsters in turn-based battles using your ninja tools to stop the invasion and save the village.
Connor is a wonderful example of endurance, patience, and technical know-how. He flourished in his time at Code Ninjas and has created a great project for his final Black Belt: Super Tic-Tac-Toe. It is an ingenious game where each larger tic-tac toe square contains another tic-tac toe game inside! Two to five players can battle it out in a traditional 3x3 square or a challenging 5x5 square.
GANG OF GOBLINS
David has been with Code Ninjas for 3 years and has worked hard through COVID and lockdowns to complete his Black Belt. In David's game, Gang of Goblins, the player must navigate through a maze filled with enemies to destroy the wizard boss in order to escape the dungeon.
RANDOM BEAN GAME
Drew has been with Code Ninjas for 3.5 years. He is a dedicated, creative, and hardworking ninja who is always trying to find creative and unique ways to make his games stand out. His Black Belt project, Random Bean Game, was inspired by all the games he loves to play.
Kai has been at Code Ninjas for 4 years now and has learned a lot on their journey as a Ninja that they will carry with them for the rest of their life. Cooking Mania is a cooking game with the objective of following a sequence of steps to complete customer orders and make enough money to win the game.
Anav is a hard worker who enjoys learning to program and spends his free time building web apps. His project, Candy Crawlers, features endless action-packed procedurally-generated levels containing collectibles, enemies, and plenty of gear at the players’ disposal. The objective of the game is to collect the candies and defeat the candy catchers before the timer hits zero!
These are just our first Black Belts, we look forward to helping many more Ninjas achieve this level of excellence.
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