Picture Yourself Creating Video Games by Jason Darby
Publisher: Course Technology PTR | Number Of Pages: 219 | Publication Date: 2008-06-04 | ISBN-10: 1598635514 | PDF | 5 Mb
Picture yourself creating your very own entertaining and exciting video games to play and share with others, without needing any programming knowledge or game creation experience. "Picture Yourself Creating Video Games" shows amateur video game enthusiasts how to make their own games with The Game Factory 2, a simple drag-and-drop software program. Using clear, step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color screenshots and images, this book makes video game creation fun and easy. You’ll begin with a quick overview of the basic hardware and software needed to get started, tips on documenting and laying out your game ideas, and an introduction to the tools and features of The Games Factory 2. Once you’re comfortable in the application, you’ll start building ChocoBreak, the actual game you’ll create as you work through the book. The book covers everything you need to make the game interesting, including motion and animation, adding lives and levels, scoring, music and sound, and more. By the end of the book you’ll have produced a complete, playable game and have all the information you need to start building and even testing your own video game creations.