Animation: Gaming

  • Game AI Pro 3

    Collected Wisdom of Game AI Professionals

    Edited by Steve Rabin

    This book discusses cutting-edge game AI techniques primarily from game developers of shipped commercial games. Topics include AI architectures, steering and path finding, tactics/strategy, genre specific techniques, gesture recognition, and learning techniques. The book includes about 60 articles…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion book cover

    Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • Storytelling for Interactive Digital Media and Video Games book cover

    Storytelling for Interactive Digital Media and Video Games

    By Nicholas B. Zeman

    The evolution of story-telling is as old as the human race; from the beginning, when our ancestors first gathered around a campfire to share wondrous tales through oral traditions, to today, with information and stories being shared through waves and filling screens with words and images. Stories…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • 3D Game Environments: Create Professional 3D Game Worlds book cover

    3D Game Environments

    Create Professional 3D Game Worlds, 2nd Edition

    By Luke Ahearn

    From a steamy jungle to a modern city, or even a sci-fi space station, 3D Game Environments is the ultimate resource to help you create AAA quality art for a variety of game worlds. Primarily using Photoshop and 3ds Max, students will learn to create realistic textures from photo source and a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Aaron Marks' Complete Guide to Game Audio: For Composers, Sound Designers, Musicians, and Game Developers book cover

    Aaron Marks' Complete Guide to Game Audio

    For Composers, Sound Designers, Musicians, and Game Developers, 3rd Edition

    By Aaron Marks

    Whether trying to land that first big gig or working to perfect the necessary skills to fill a game world with sound, Aaron Marks’ Complete Guide to Game Audio 3rd edition will teach the reader everything they need to know about the audio side of the multi-million dollar video game industry. This…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • 2D to VR with Unity5 and Google Cardboard book cover

    2D to VR with Unity5 and Google Cardboard

    By Roberto Dillon

    The book provides an up-to-date introduction to the latest version of Unity and its workflow by guiding readers through various prototypes. These range from 2D to 3D game concepts for PC and mobile, will allow readers to get acquainted with several important concepts and allow them to become…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Translation and Localisation in Video Games: Making Entertainment Software Global book cover

    Translation and Localisation in Video Games

    Making Entertainment Software Global

    By Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry – understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment – and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localisation…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Talking to Artists / Talking to Programmers: How to Get Programmers and Artists Communicating book cover

    Talking to Artists / Talking to Programmers

    How to Get Programmers and Artists Communicating

    By Wendy Despain

    Artists and programmers often work together on complex projects in stressful environments and things don’t always go smoothly. Miscommunication and misunderstandings are common as these two disciplines often use the same words to mean different things when they talk to each other. Unintentional…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Test Drive Blender: A Starter Manual for New Users book cover

    Test Drive Blender

    A Starter Manual for New Users

    By John M. Blain

    This book will introduce you to the controls and steer you towards understanding what Blender can do. With this program you can create 3D models of objects and characters. The objects and characters can be placed in scenes. The scenes are captured by camera and rendered into digital images. The…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Fluid Engine Development book cover

    Fluid Engine Development

    By Doyub Kim

    From the splash of breaking waves to turbulent swirling smoke, the mathematical dynamics of fluids are varied and continue to be one of the most challenging aspects in animation. Fluid Engine Development demonstrates how to create a working fluid engine through the use of particles and grids, and…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-12-16
    A K Peters/CRC Press

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