Macromedia Flash 5 ActionScript for Fun and Games

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-01-01
  • Publisher: Que
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This book will be the only game-specific book for Macromedia Flash and ActionScript. Each chapter will study and deconstruct a new type of game or gadget, such as hunt and click games, catch and avoid games, or action and adventure games.The book will waste no time on illustration or animation directions but will focus solely on building games in Flash, including coding, the primary skill that most aspiring Flash game designers lack.

Author Biography

Gary Rosenzweig is a multimedia software developer, entrepreneur, and writer. His business, CleverMedia, does consulting and Internet publishing, as well as creating games, applications, and utilities using Director and Flash. CleverMedia's Web site contains the world's largest collection of Shockwave applets made by one company. Gary is the author of such books as Special Edition Using Macromedia Director 8 and Advanced Lingo for Games.

Table of Contents

Flash Elements Used to Make Games and Toys
An Introduction to ActionScript
ActionScript Elements Used to Make Games and Toys
The Game-Creation Process
ActionScript Design Effects
Toys and Gadgets
Construction Toys
Hunt and Click Games
Catch and Avoid Games
Aim and Shoot Games
Ball and Paddle Games
Quizzes and Word Puzzles
Picture Puzzles
Brain Puzzles
Casino and Card Games
Arcade Games
Advanced Techniques
A. Internet Resources for the Flash Developer
B. The History of Games
Index 403

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