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    The Game Makers Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners (Technology in Action) (Mixed media product) By (author) Jacob Habgood, By (author) Mark Overmars

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    DescriptionThe Game Makers Apprentice shows you how to create nine exciting games using the wildly popular Game Maker game creation tool. This book covers a range of genres, including action, adventure, and puzzle games complete with professional quality sound effects and visuals. It discusses game design theory and features practical examples of how this can be applied to making games that are more fun to play. Game Maker allows games to be created using a simple drag-and-drop interface, so you don't need to have any prior coding experience. It includes an optional programming language for adding advanced features to your games, when you feel ready to do so. You can obtain more information by visiting book.gamemaker.nl. The authors include the creator of the Game Maker tool and a former professional game programmer, so you'll glean understanding from their expertise. The book also includes a DVD containing Game Maker software and all of the game projects that are created in the book--plus a host of professional-quality graphics and sound effects that you can use in your own games.


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    Title
    The Game Makers Apprentice
    Subtitle
    Game Development for Beginners
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jacob Habgood, By (author) Mark Overmars
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781590596159
    ISBN 10: 1590596153
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: UDX
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: UM
    B&T General Subject: 229
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    Ingram Subject Code: XL
    BISAC V2.8: COM051230
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.9
    BISAC V2.8: COM051000
    DC22: 794.8151
    BISAC V2.8: COM012040
    DC22: 794.81536
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 794.8/1526
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: QA76.76.C672 H34 2006
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: UMK
    Publisher
    aPress
    Imprint name
    aPress
    Publication date
    07 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    Welcome to game maker Your first game More actions: A galaxy of possibilities Target the player:It's fun being squished Interactive challenges Inheriting events Maze games Levels & features Cooperative games Competetive games Game design Become a programmer Clever computers Intelligent behaviour Final words