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Game Programming Kit for Teens, Volume 2 [With 2 CDROMs] Maneesh Sethi

Game Programming Kit for Teens, Volume 2 [With 2 CDROMs]

Maneesh Sethi

Published May 18th 2009
ISBN : 9781435454767
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Do you love video games? Do you want to learn how to make them yourself? Game Programming Kit for Teens, Volume 2is the only kit designed specifically for beginners to teach them how to make their very own video games. Inside youll find coverage ofMoreDo you love video games? Do you want to learn how to make them yourself? Game Programming Kit for Teens, Volume 2is the only kit designed specifically for beginners to teach them how to make their very own video games. Inside youll find coverage of basic programming, game art, music and sound, 3D modeling, and more—everything you need to design and develop a complete video game. So dont just play video games, build your own!Game Programming for Teens, Third Edition shows you how to design and develop a complete video game from start to finish, no prior programming knowledge required. Youll begin by learning the basics of BlitzMax, a simple cross-platform game programming language that can be used on Windows, Mac, or Linux operating systems. Once you understand how to write the programming code, youll begin to incorporate all the graphical elements of games including varying colors, loading and displaying images, and creating scrolling backgrounds. Finally, youll learn how to add sound and music, use keyboard input codes, and even integrate artificial intelligence. New skills are taught step-by-step, and each chapter builds upon the techniques you learned in the previous, so by the end of the book youll have built your very own fully functioning video game.Whats on the CD-ROM:All the source code from the examples in the bookArt, sound, and music libraries30-day trial versions of BlitzMax, BlitzPlus/Blitz3D, Corel Paint Shop Pro, MilkShape 3D, and CoolEdit Pro3D Game Programming for Teens, Second Edition is written specifically for beginners in an easy-to-follow manner, and teaches basic programming, graphic design, and 3D modeling so that you can design and develop your very own games. Youll begin with an introduction to some simple programming concepts using the Blitz3D language. Then youll learn about graphics creation for games using CorelDRAW and PHOTOPAINT.Finally youll explore basic 3D modeling with Autodesk 3ds Max, and youll learn how to enhance your games with sound effects, collisions, and more. Youll work through the game programming process step-by-step, with each new technique covered building upon the previous ones. The final chapter of the book shows you how to put all your new knowledge together and build your own full game!Whats on the CD-ROM:All the source code used in the bookTrial version of Blitz3D