HTML5 Shoot 'em Up in an Afternoon
by Bryan Bibat
Number of pages: 95
Learn how to make a simple top-down shoot 'em up in a few hours using the Phaser HTML5 game framework. This book covers all of the basics: from placing and moving sprites, to managing collision detection and unit health, up to setting up a boss fight. It also covers topics not directly related to game development like how to setup your Phaser development environment, refactoring your code, and releasing your game to the public.
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This book is a collection of tutorials on game creation with Microsoft's XNA framework. Contents: Basics; Game Design; Mathematics and Physics; Programming; Audio and Sound; 2D/3D Game Development; Networking and Multiplayer; AI; Kinect; etc.
by Horst Jens et al. - thepythongamebook.com
The Python Game Book written by Horst Jens and friends aims to provide interested students and teachers a broad range of material to teach themselves how to write computer games using the language Python and other free Open Source tools.
by Michael Morrison - InformIT
Learn how to use C++ code to create basic animated graphics in this chapter from Beginning Game Programming by Michael Morrison. Practical lesson based on C++ programming, the basics of drawing graphics using the Windows Graphics Device Interface.
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