Python, PyGame and Raspberry Pi Game Development

Authors: Kelly, Sloan

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  • A first of its kind book on Python, PyGame and Raspberry Pi
  • Includes three fully functioning game application examples
  • Shows readers how to build games as templates such as Bricks, Snake, and Invaders
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Gain the basics of Python and use PyGame to create fast-paced video games with great graphics and sounds. You'll also learn about object oriented programming (OOP) as well as design patterns like model-view-controller (MVC) and finite state machines (FSMs).

Python, PyGame and Raspberry Pi Game Development teaches you how to use Python and PyGame on your computer. Whether you use Windows, macOS, Linux, or a Raspberry Pi you can unleash the power of Python and PyGame to create great looking games. Included in the text are complete code listings and explanations for "Bricks," "Snake" and "Invaders"-- three fully-working games. These allow you to get started making your own great games. Modify them or build your own exciting titles.


What You'll Learn  
  • Gain the basics of Python and employ it for game development
  • Design your game
  • Build games using game projects as templates like Bricks, Snake, and Invaders
  • Work with user defined functions, inheritance, composition, and aggregation
  • Add sound to your games
  • Implement finite state machines 


Who This Book Is For
Experienced coders or game developers new to Python, PyGame and Raspberry Pi. This book is also for makers interested in getting into game development.

About the authors

Sloan Kelly is an experienced software developer with over 18 years of progressive experience. Hands-on professional with a proven record of success and delivery.  Skills include C#, C/C++, Unity3D, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF/MVVM), Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF), DirectX, XNA, Collada, Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML.

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eBook $19.99
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2516-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Python, PyGame and Raspberry Pi Game Development
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Sloan Kelly
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2517-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2517-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2516-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 198
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 b/w illustrations, 44 illustrations in colour
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