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BlitzMax for Absolute Beginners

Games Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Authors: Kelly, Sloan

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  • Learn how to program computer games from scratch with BlitzMax in this one of a kind book
  • Produce high quality arcade games with sound and graphics
  • Utilize the power of OpenGL to create fantastic 3D effects
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Go through the steps necessary to create high-speed 2D retro-style games. This easy-to-read-and-follow one of a kind book on BlitzMax game programming also covers some 3D programming. BlitzMax for Absolute Beginners includes game application projects such as The Great Escape, Tank Attack, and Paratrooper. These will help you build your skills as you go. Have you ever wanted to program your own computer game? Never felt you could? Well, now you can.


What You'll Learn
  • Program computer games from scratch with BlitzMax
  • Produce high-quality arcade games with sound and graphics
  • Utilize the power of OpenGL to create fantastic 3D effects


Who This Book Is For

Those new to game programming and those new to BlitzMax.

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.

Table of contents (23 chapters)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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eBook $29.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
BlitzMax for Absolute Beginners
Book Subtitle
Games Programming for the Absolute Beginner
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Sloan Kelly
Distribution Rights
Standard Apress distribution
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2523-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2523-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2522-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 278
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 80 illustrations in colour
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