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- Course Technology PTR 2008; US$ 54.99
A fully revised update to the first edition, "AI Game Engine Programming, Second Edition" provides game developers with the tools and information they need to create modern game AI engines. Covering the four principle elements of game artificial intelligence, the book takes you from theory to actual game development, going beyond merely discussing... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2008; US$ 64.99
Game Graphics Programming examines the many different techniques and effects that are used to create cutting-edge graphics in todays video games and how to implement them. The book takes a detailed look at computer graphics, exploring both the theory and application of each algorithm and effect and how they are structured and executed to generate... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2009; US$ 54.99
Are you looking for practical, ready-to-use ideas to help you design more innovative and unique video games? David Perry on Game Design: A Brainstorming Toolbox is a brainstorming and strategy guide for game designers, filled with inspiration-generating tips that challenge you to create better games. Using their years of industry experience, David... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2009; US$ 34.99
Want to create your own Wii games that you can share with your friends and the world? "Wii Game Creationg for Teens" is a step-by-step guide for beginners who want to start making their very own Nintendo Wii games and animations. Using Adobe Flash ActionScript 2.0 and WiiCade, you will learn to create simple games and animations for Wii,... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2010; US$ 69.99
Welcome to the eighth volume of the must-have reference series for game developers, "Game Programming Gems," the series that helped define the standards for game programming and continues to be an essential source for new, innovative techniques. "Game Programming Gems 8" provides the tools and inspiration that game developers need... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2010; US$ 34.99
TORQUE FOR TEENS, SECOND EDITION teaches beginners the techniques they need to design their very own video games using Garage Games' powerful 3D computer game engine, Torque. Written in simple language, each chapter begins with a basic overview of the topic being covered, followed by step-by-step instructions to help readers conquer each new skill... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 49.99
The Essential Guide to Flash Games is a unique tool for Flash game developers. Rather than focusing on a bunch of low-level how-to material, this book dives straight into building games. The book is divided into specific game genre projects, covering everything from old classics such as a Missile Command-style game, to hot new genres such as retro... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2010; US$ 39.99
CREATING INTERACTIVE FICTION WITH INFORM 7 is a jargon-free, step-by-step guide to mastering the basics of creating dynamic, text-based story worlds. Inform 7 is a free multiplatform interactive fiction authoring environment that uses an intuitive natural language syntax. A tool focused on writers, not programmers, Inform allows users construct complex,... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2010; US$ 59.99
MULTI-THREADED GAME ENGINE DESIGN shows experienced game developers how to apply multi-thread techniques to game programming technology to improve game performance. Using Direct3D and C++, a sample game engine is created step-by-step throughout the course of the book, and numerous examples illustrate the concepts presented. Detailed screenshots and... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 31.00
Videogames now rival Hollywood cinema in popularity and profits and there are huge followings for titles such as Tomb Raider or The Sims. Exactly what games offer, however, as a distinct form of entertainment, has received scant attention. This book is a valuable contribution to this new field. Its main focus is on key formal aspects of games and... more...