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Rex van der Spuy

strongRex van der Spuy/strong is a video game designer and writer. He s written Foundation Game Design with Flash, Advanced Game Design with Flash and Foundation Game Design with AS3.0. Rex has designed games and done interactive interface programming Agency Interactive (Dallas), Scottish Power (Edinburgh), DC Interact (London), Draught Associates (London), and the Bank of Montreal (Canada). He also builds game engines and interactive interfaces for museum installations for PixelProject (Cape Town). In addition, he created and taught advanced courses in game design for the Canadian School of India (Bangalore, India). When not writing about games, making them, or playing them, he amuses himself by building experimental, autonomous, self-aware, multi-cellular parallel universes out of shoe boxes, scotch tape, spare milk bottle caps and bits of string . He claims, that this is a lot more entertaining than you might think, but we re skeptical.

Rex van der Spuy's Books

Learn Pixi.js

Learn Pixi.js

  • Publication Date: September 30, 2015
  • ISBN13: 978-1-484210-95-6
  • Price: $24.99

Create and display interactive graphics, build scenes and animated transitions, make cross-platform, responsive games and applications for multiple screen resolutions, and use Pixi.js’s spectacular WebGL rendering effects. Learn how to create applications for desktop and touch-screen devices, and how to use the best open-source plugins to extend Pixi.js’s capabilities in a myriad of exciting ways. Learn More …

Advanced Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

Advanced Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

  • Publication Date: May 13, 2015
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-5800-1
  • Price: $31.99

Master advanced video game design techniques for mobile phones, tablets, desktop computers, and the Web, using the latest HTML5 and JavaScript technologies.

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Foundation Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

Foundation Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript

  • Publication Date: December 4, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4716-6
  • Price: $31.99

Foundation Game Design with HTML5 and JavaScript teaches you all the skills you need to know to start making your own video games for the web and mobile devices. Learn More …

Foundation Game Design with ActionScript 3.0

Foundation Game Design with ActionScript 3.0

  • Publication Date: January 29, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3993-2
  • Price: $31.99

After the successful first edition of Foundation Game Design with Flash comes a modernized update of all the code to meet current programming best practices and an ActionScript 3.0 focus—regardless of the IDE that you use.

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AdvancED Game Design with Flash

AdvancED Game Design with Flash

  • Publication Date: August 31, 2010
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-2739-7
  • Price: $31.99

This book is a direct continuation of Foundation Game Design with Flash, and is a complete point-by-point roundup of the most important skills a Flash game designer needs to know. Learn More …

Foundation Game Design with Flash

Foundation Game Design with Flash

  • Publication Date: May 23, 2009
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1821-0
  • Price: $27.99

Takes you to the point where you'll have the skills to independently design any conceivable 2D game using Flash and ActionScript. Learn More …