E-books: Gaming & Animation

  • 3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development book cover

    3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development

    2nd Edition

    By Fletcher Dunn, Ian Parberry

    This engaging book presents the essential mathematics needed to describe, simulate, and render a 3D world. Reflecting both academic and in-the-trenches practical experience, the authors teach you how to describe objects and their positions, orientations, and trajectories in 3D using mathematics.…

    eBook – 2015-09-15
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • C# Game Programming Cookbook for Unity 3D book cover

    C# Game Programming Cookbook for Unity 3D

    1st Edition

    By Jeff W. Murray

    An Accessible, Modular Style of Game Building—Easily Start Making Games with Unity 3D C# Game Programming Cookbook for Unity 3D presents a highly flexible core framework to create just about any type of game by plugging in different script components. Most scripts function within the game framework…

    eBook – 2015-09-15
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Game AI Pro 2: Collected Wisdom of Game AI Professionals book cover

    Game AI Pro 2

    Collected Wisdom of Game AI Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Rabin

    Game AI Pro2: Collected Wisdom of Game AI Professionals presents cutting-edge tips, tricks, and techniques for artificial intelligence (AI) in games, drawn from developers of shipped commercial games as well as some of the best-known academics in the field. It contains knowledge, advice,…

    eBook – 2015-09-15
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Diversity and Design: Understanding Hidden Consequences book cover

    Diversity and Design

    Understanding Hidden Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beth Tauke, Korydon Smith, Charles Davis

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often…

    eBook – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • The Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games book cover

    The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research…

    eBook – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Play book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    1st Edition

    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…

    eBook – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Designing Gamified Systems: Meaningful Play in Interactive Entertainment, Marketing and Education book cover

    Designing Gamified Systems

    Meaningful Play in Interactive Entertainment, Marketing and Education, 1st Edition

    By Sari Gilbert

    Designing Gamified Systems is a fundamental guide for building essential skills in game and interaction design to revitalize and reimagine real world systems – from cities and corporations to schools and the military. Author Sari Gilbert develops a set of core principles and tools for using game…

    eBook – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • 3D Technology in Fine Art and Craft: Exploring 3D Printing, Scanning, Sculpting and Milling book cover

    3D Technology in Fine Art and Craft

    Exploring 3D Printing, Scanning, Sculpting and Milling, 1st Edition

    By Bridgette Mongeon

    The possibilities for creation are endless with 3D printing, sculpting, scanning, and milling, and new opportunities are popping up faster than artists can keep up with them. 3D Technology in Fine Art and Craft takes the mystery out of these exciting new processes by demonstrating how to navigate…

    eBook – 2015-07-30
    Routledge

  • GPU Pro 6: Advanced Rendering Techniques book cover

    GPU Pro 6

    Advanced Rendering Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Engel

    The latest edition of this bestselling game development reference offers proven tips and techniques for the real-time rendering of special effects and visualization data that are useful for beginners and seasoned game and graphics programmers alike.Exploring recent developments in the rapidly…

    eBook – 2015-07-28
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Pixel Art for Game Developers book cover

    Pixel Art for Game Developers

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Silber

    Is the art for your video game taking too long to create? Learning to create Pixel Art may be the answer to your development troubles. Uncover the secrets to creating stunning graphics with Pixel Art for Game Developers. The premier how-to book on Pixel Art and Pixel Art software, it focuses on the…

    eBook – 2015-07-28
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • How to Cheat in Unity 5: Tips and Tricks for Game Development book cover

    How to Cheat in Unity 5

    Tips and Tricks for Game Development, 1st Edition

    By Alan Thorn

    Looking to become more efficient using Unity? How to Cheat in Unity 5 takes a no-nonsense approach to help you achieve fast and effective results with Unity 5. Geared towards the intermediate user, HTC in Unity 5 provides content beyond what an introductory book offers, and allows you to…

    eBook – 2015-07-16
    Routledge

  • Tabletop Game Design for Video Game Designers book cover

    Tabletop Game Design for Video Game Designers

    1st Edition

    By Ethan Ham

    Learn the mechanics that take your game from an idea to a playable product. Do you aspire to be a game designer but aren’t sure where to begin? Tabletop Game Design for Video Game Designers guides you through your initial attempts to design game mechanics. It goes beyond simple description and…

    eBook – 2015-06-19
    Routledge

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