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Author Habgood, Jacob.

Title The game maker's apprentice : game development for beginners / Jacob Habgood, Mark Overmars ; [foreword by Phil Wilson].

Imprint Berkeley, CA : Apress ; New York, NY : Distributed by Springer, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 311 pages) : color illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Technology in action series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 297) and index.
Contents Your first game : devilishly easy -- Action games -- More actions : a galaxy of possibilities -- Target the player: it's fun being squished -- Game design : interactive challenges -- Inheriting events : mother of pearl -- Maze games : more cute things in peril -- Game design : levels and features -- Cooperative games : flying planes -- Competitive games : playing fair with tanks -- Game design : balance in multiplayer games -- GML : become a programmer -- Clever computers : playing tic-tac-toe -- Intelligent behavior : animating the dead.
Summary "Game Maker allows you to begin creating games almost immediately, using a simple drag-and-drop system that makes learning to program much easier than traditional programming languages. This book brings together the expertise of Game Maker's creator with a professional game developer to present a complete guide to designing and programming games that are fun to play."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
Subject Game maker.
Game Maker (Computer file)
Computer games -- Design.
Electronic games -- Design.
GAMES -- Video & Electronic.
Computer games -- Design. (OCoLC)fst00872112
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Overmars, Mark H., 1958-
Other Form: Print version: Habgood, Jacob. Game maker's apprentice. Berkeley, CA : Apress ; New York, NY : Distributed by Springer, 2006 1590596153 9781590596159 (OCoLC)70857785
ISBN 9781430201595
Standard No. AU@ 000044591591
AU@ 000048758741
AU@ 000053225438
CHBIS 006148621
CHVBK 171326644
DEBSZ 355441527
DEBSZ 396152899
HEBIS 291511929
NZ1 13073823
NZ1 13707937

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