3D Game Environments

3D Game Environments

From a steamy jungle to a modern city, or even a sci-fi space station, 3D Game Environments is the ultimate resource to help you create AAA quality art for a variety of game worlds. Primarily using Photoshop and 3ds Max, students will learn to create realistic textures from…

Virtual Reality Headsets

Virtual Reality Headsets

The purpose of virtual reality is to make possible a sensorimotor and cognitive activity for a user in a digitally created artificial world. Recent advances in computer technology have led to a new generation of VR devices such as VR headsets. Accordingly, virtual reality poses many new scientific…

An Introduction to HTML5 Game Development with Phaser.js

An Introduction to HTML5 Game Development with Phaser.js

Experience the thrill of crafting your own HTML5 game with Phaser.js game engine. HTML5 and modern JavaScript game engines have helped revolutionized web based games. Each chapter in An Introduction to HTML5 Game Development with Phaser.js showcases a sample game that illustrates an aspect of Phaser.js (now Lazer.js)…

GameMaker: Studio 100 Programming Challenges

GameMaker: Studio 100 Programming Challenges

Push your GameMaker programming skills to the edge with 100 programming challenges using the popular GameMaker: Studio and GML. Each challenge includes an outline of the challenge, a scoring and time guide, useful GML code, and a working example provided in GMZ format. For more advanced programmers, each…

Introduction to DevOps with Chocolate, LEGO and Scrum Game

Introduction to DevOps with Chocolate, LEGO and Scrum Game

Discover a role-based simulation game, designed to introduce DevOps in a very unusual way. Working with LEGO and chocolate, using avatars, personas, and role cards, you will gain an understanding of the Dev and Ops roles as well as their interdependencies. Throughout the game, players go through a…

A Beginner's Guide to 2D Platform Games with Unity

A Beginner’s Guide to 2D Platform Games with Unity

In this book, the first in the “Beginner’s Guide” series, you will create a simple 2D platform game, create challenging gameplay and learn techniques to code more in less time. This book can be read as a standalone (you don’t need to have read the previous books in…

Panda3D 1.7 Game Developer's Cookbook

Panda3D 1.7 Game Developer’s Cookbook

Panda3D is a free and open source game engine. It has been used successfully by hobbyists as well as big studios to create games ranging from quick prototypes to full-scale commercial MMOs. Panda3D makes it easy to use models, textures, and sounds to create impressive interactive experiences. With…

BlitzMax for Absolute Beginners

BlitzMax for Absolute Beginners

Go through the steps necessary to create high-speed 2D retro-style games. This easy-to-read-and-follow one of a kind book on BlitzMax game programming also covers some 3D programming. BlitzMax for Absolute Beginners includes game application projects such as The Great Escape, Tank Attack, and Paratrooper. These will help you…

Learn Unity for Windows 10 Game Development

Learn Unity for Windows 10 Game Development

This book will take you through the process of creating a game for the Windows Phone market with a heavy emphasis placed on optimization and good design decisions. On your way, you will be introduced to key Unity concepts and functionality, weigh the pros and cons of various…