Learn to Program with Minecraft

Learn to Program with Minecraft

You’ve bested creepers, traveled deep into caves, and maybe even gone to The End and back-but have you ever transformed a sword into a magic wand? Built a palace in the blink of an eye? Designed your own color-changing disco dance floor? In Learn to Program with Minecraft,…

Game Data Analysis – Tools and Methods

Game Data Analysis – Tools and Methods

Publishing video games online has been gaining in popularity for a number of years, but with the advent of social networks and the use of in-game data analysis recently, its potential profitability has skyrocketed. The power of video game analytics is immensely beneficial if done well; it can…

GameMaker Cookbook

GameMaker Cookbook

GameMaker: Studio started off as a tool capable of creating simple games using a drag-and-drop interface. Since then, it has grown to become a powerful instrument to make release-ready games for PC, Mac, mobile devices, and even current-gen consoles. GameMaker is designed to allow its users to develop…

GameMaker Programming By Example

GameMaker Programming By Example

This book is excellent resource for developers with any level of experience of GameMaker. At the start, we’ll provide an overview of the basic use of GameMaker: Studio, and show you how to set up a basic game where you handle input and collisions in a top-down perspective…

Core HTML5 Canvas

Core HTML5 Canvas

This book is a painstakingly crafted, expertly written, code-fueled, no-nonsense deep dive into HTML5 Canvas printed in full color with syntax-highlighted code listings throughout. Core HTML5 Canvas is written for experienced software developers with an intermediate-level understanding of JavaScript. The result of two years full-time work by a…

Build Gamified Websites with PHP and jQuery

Build Gamified Websites with PHP and jQuery

Gamification involves the process of leveraging the features of real games into real life. A gamified website has the potential to increase user engagement, ROI, and learning. This book will help you build gamified websites with PHP and jQuery by making you understand the gamification design process to…

Android Studio Game Development

Android Studio Game Development

This one of a kind short book walks any Android developer through the process of creating mobile games using the new Android Studio IDE. Android Studio offers a myriad of tools for developers such as enhanced intellisense and device emulation. This book provides a quick and easy to…

Game Development Essentials, 3rd Edition

Game Development Essentials, 3rd Edition

GAME DEVELOPMENT ESSENTIALS: AN INTRODUCTION, 3E is an authoritative, industry-driven introduction to the world of game development, with updates that keep readers current and well-prepared for a successful career in the field. This book not only examines content creation and the concepts behind development, but it also give…

Building a Game with Unity and Blender

Building a Game with Unity and Blender

In the wake of the indie game development scene, game development tools are no longer luxury items costing up to millions of dollars but are now affordable by smaller teams or even individual developers. Among these cutting-edge applications, Blender and Unity stand out from the crowd as a…

Game Design Workshop, Third Edition

Game Design Workshop, 3rd Edition

Create the Digital Games You Love to Play Discover an exercise-driven, non-technical approach to game design without the need for programming or artistic expertise using Game Design Workshop, Third Edition. Author Tracy Fullerton demystifies the creative process with a clear and accessible analysis of the formal and dramatic…