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  • Learning C# Programming with Unity 3D, second edition

    2nd Edition

    By Alex Okita

    For the novice game programmer with no experience with any programming languages. Covers how C# is used to make a game in Unity3D. Interactive examples give C# code meaning. As more complex aspects of C# are explained the interactivity of example games gains depth. Common programming tasks are…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • The Art of Game Design

    A Book of Lenses, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Jesse Schell

    Presents over 100 sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design. Written by one of the world's top game designers, this book describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design, demonstrating how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Doing Things with Games

    Social Impact Through Play, 1st Edition

    By Lindsay D. Grace

    The book provides a contemporary foundation in designing social impact games. It is structured in 3 parts: understanding, application, and implementation. The book serves as a guide to designing social impact games, particularly focused on the needs of, media professionals, indie game designers and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29 
    CRC Press

  • VR Developer Gems

    1st Edition

    Edited by William R. Sherman

    This book takes the practicality of other "Gems" series such as "Graphics Gems" and "Game Programming Gems" and provide a quick reference for novice and expert programmers alike to swiftly track down a solution to a task needed for their VR project. Reading the book from cover to cover is not the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Gambling in Everyday Life

    Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Nicoll

    The book adopts a critical cultural studies lens to explore the entanglement of government and gambling in everyday life. Its qualitative approach to gambling creates a new theoretical framework for understanding the most urgent questions raised by research and policy on gambling. In the past two…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Architectural Approach to Level Design

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher W. Totten

    Written by a game developer and professor trained in architecture, An Architectural Approach to Level Design is one of the first books to integrate architectural and spatial design theory with the field of level design. It explores the principles of level design through the context and history of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-03 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • The Complete Guide to Blender Graphics

    Computer Modeling & Animation, Fifth Edition, 5th Edition

    By John M. Blain

    Blender™ is a free Open Source 3D Creation Suite supporting the entire modeling and animation pipeline – modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking. The program also includes Video Editing and Grease Pencil 2D Animation. The program is free to download and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Breaking Out of the Games Industry

    Designing Tutorials for Video Games, 1st Edition

    By Matthew M. White

    This book offers a perspective into a phenomenon becoming more and more common: AAA developers ‘going indie’. Written through the personal story of the author finding his way into the AAA games space, only to retreat back to indie games and consulting work and finding a new-old life making games…

    Paperback – 2019-03-27
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Beep to Boom

    The Development of Advanced Runtime Sound Systems for Games and Extended Reality, 1st Edition

    By Simon N Goodwin

    Drawing on decades of experience, Beep to Boom: The Development of Advanced Runtime Sound Systems for Games and Extended Reality is a rigorous, comprehensive guide to interactive audio runtime systems. Packed with practical examples and insights, the book explains each component of these complex…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Introduction to Game Analysis

    2nd Edition

    By Clara Fernández-Vara

    This accessible textbook gives students the tools they need to analyze games using strategies borrowed from textual analysis. As the field of game studies grows, videogame writing is evolving from the mere evaluation of gameplay, graphics, sound, and replayablity, to more reflective writing that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge

  • Computer Graphics Through OpenGL®

    From Theory to Experiments, 3rd Edition

    By Sumanta Guha, Sumanta Guha

    COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF SHADERS AND THE PROGRAMMABLE PIPELINE From geometric primitives to animation to 3D modeling to lighting, shading and texturing, Computer Graphics Through OpenGL®: From Theory to Experiments is a comprehensive introduction to computer graphics which uses an active learning…

    Hardback – 2019-01-07
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Game Development and Simulation with Unreal Technology, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Alireza Tavakkoli

    Dr. Alireza Tavakkoli’s Game Development and Simulation with Unreal Technology covers the latest version of Unreal Technology. Since the 1990s Epic Games, Inc. has been leading the revolution of gaming graphics and Artificial Intelligence. Now, unreal technology is one of the most potent and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    A K Peters/CRC Press

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