Pro Java 9 Games Development

Pro Java 9 Games Development

Use Java 9 and JavaFX 9 to write 3D games for the latest consumer electronics devices. Written by open source gaming expert Wallace Jackson, this book uses Java 9 and NetBeans 9 to add leading-edge features, such as 3D, textures, animation, digital audio, and digital image compositing to…

Extreme NXT, 2nd Edition

Extreme NXT, 2nd Edition

Although LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT allows anyone to build complex inventions, there are limits to what you can do with what comes inside the box. This book shows you how to advance the NXT with more than 45 exciting projects that include creating a cool magic wand that writes…

Pro HTML5 Games, 2nd Edition

Pro HTML5 Games, 2nd Edition

Build your next game on a bigger scale with Pro HTML5 Games. This essential book teaches you to master advanced game programming in HTML5. You’ll learn techniques that you can transfer to any area of HTML5 game development to make your own professional HTML5 games. Led by an expert…

Learn RPGs in GameMaker: Studio

Learn RPGs in GameMaker: Studio

Carry out the pre-planning, design, and programming of role playing games (RPGs) using the popular GameMaker: Studio in this very practical and fun book. Author Ben Tyers teaches you how to create a story or plotline for the RPG, apply aesthetics, and develop core and extended gameplay. Using Learn…

The Advanced Game Developer's Toolkit

The Advanced Game Developer’s Toolkit

Master the most important skills and techniques you need to know for professional HTML5 and JavaScript 2D game development. This book delves into many of the great classic techniques of video game design. You’ll discover how to develop games and game levels using Tiled Editor, how to implement…

3D Game Design with Unreal Engine 4 and Blender

3D Game Design with Unreal Engine 4 and Blender

Unreal Engine 4 now has support for Blender, which was not available in earlier versions. This has opened up new possibilities and that is where this book comes in. This is the first book in the market combining these two powerful game and graphic engines. Readers will build…

Learn Unity for Android Game Development

Learn Unity for Android Game Development

Get a thorough and practical introduction to Unity development for Android devices with no previous experience with game development needed. In this book, you’ll go through every step from downloading and installing Unity and the Android SDK, to creating fully functional games. The bulk of Learn Unity for Android…

Mostly Codeless Game Development

Mostly Codeless Game Development

Get a head start in your game development career with this all-genre guide for absolute beginners. Whether you’re into action games, role-playing games, or interactive fiction, we’ve got you covered. Mostly Codeless Game Development empowers new developers with little or no previous programming experience and explores all major areas of game…

The Game Jam Survival Guide

The Game Jam Survival Guide

Game jams are fun. They are a creative, exciting, social experience. The goal of a game jam is to design a video game, either alone or in teams, as fast as is humanly possible; usually in a single weekend. The Game Jam Survival Guide, written to help you…

Procedural Content Generation for C++ Game Development

Procedural Content Generation for C++ Game Development

Procedural generation is a growing trend in game development. It allows developers to create games that are bigger and more dynamic, giving the games a higher level of replayability. Procedural generation isn’t just one technique, it’s a collection of techniques and approaches that are used together to create…