9781598635188

Game Programming for Teens

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  • ISBN13:

    9781598635188

  • ISBN10:

    1598635182

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-08-14
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning PTR
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Summary

"Game Programming for Teens, Third Edition" is a fully revised version of the bestselling book. This new edition teaches introductory game programming skills and techniques using BlitzMax, a new, platform independent programming language. BlitzMax can be used on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. The book helps beginning game programmers develop the skills they need to create every element of their first video game - from graphics and animation to sound and music. No previous programming knowledge is necessary, and by the end of the book readers will have created their first computer game.

Table of Contents

The Basics of Basic 1
Getting Started
Getting to Know BASIC
Loops, Functions, Arrays, and Types
The Style Factor
Getting Graphical
Beginning Graphics
Page Flipping and Pixel Plotting
Basic Image Programming
Animation
Collision Detection
Completing the Puzzle
Handling Input
Sounds and Music
Artificial Intelligence
The Final Frontier: Invaderz!!!
Appendices
Scan Code Reference
Useful Links
What's on the CD
Index
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