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Mark Overmars

Mark Overmars is a professor of computer science at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. There, he heads the center for advanced gaming and simulation. One of his research domains is computer games. He is one of the founders of the Utrecht Platform for Game Education and Research and teaches courses on computer game design. Mark is the author of many software packages, including the Game Maker software package which is used as a development tool in The Game Maker's Apprentice.

Mark Overmars' Books

The Game Maker's Apprentice

The Game Maker's Apprentice

  • Publication Date: July 9, 2006
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-615-9
  • Price: $27.99

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 in the supplementary material that can be found on Apress.com. Learn More …