Game Programming For Teens 3rd Edition Computer And Simulation
Do you enjoy playing video games and want to learn how to create your own? Game Programming for Teens, Third Edition shows you how to design and develop a complete video game from start to finish, no prior programming knowledge required. Youll begin by learning the basics of BlitzMax, a simple cross-platform game programming language that can be used on Windows, Mac, or Linux operating systems. Once you understand how to write the programming code, youll begin to incorporate all the graphical elements of games including varying colors, loading and displaying images, and creating scrolling backgrounds. Finally, youll learn how to add sound and music, use keyboard input codes, and even integrate artificial intelligence. New skills are taught step-by-step, and each chapter builds upon the techniques you learned in the previous, so by the end of the book youll have built your very own fully functioning video game. And the CD-ROM contains all the source code, art and sound files, and demo v...