The Game Maker's Companion is the long-awaited sequel to The Game Maker's Apprentice: the beginner's guide to game development that has become a staple of the bedrooms and classrooms of hobbyist game developers all around the world.
The Game Maker's Apprentice shows you how to create nine exciting games using the wildly popular Game Maker game creation tool. It discusses game design theory and features practical examples of how this can be applied to making games that are more fun to play. Game Maker software is also provided on the included DVD.
Beginning Android Games, Second Edition offers everything you need to join the ranks of successful Android game developers, including Android tablet game app development considerations. You'll start with game design fundamentals and Android programming basics, and then progress toward creating your own basic game engine and playable game apps.
Beginning 3D Game Development with Unity introduces key game production concepts in an artist-friendly manner, removes the hurdles to understanding scripting. It enables independent game artists to learn how to produce casual games for mobile, desktop, and console platforms.