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Beginning Flash game programming for dummies

Author: Andrew Harris
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2006.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ever think you could come up with a better computer game? Here's how to create five different games - no experience necessary! No boring programming theory here, just the stuff you need to know to actually make something happen, and all in plain English. Build a brain-teasing math game, go classic with Pong, create monsters and mayhem, and much more. Discover how to: build and control basic movie clips; make text  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Harris
ISBN: 0764589628 9780764589621
OCLC Number: 62739861
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: User level: beginner.
Description: xvi, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. Basic Flash. Why you want to write games in Flash --
Cruising and using the Flash environment --
II. The next steps. Altered states --
Getting with the program --
Making an interactive game --
III. Sprites, or movie clips. Introducing sprites and movie clips --
Won't be long 'til you write pong --
IV. Getting control of the situation. Keyboard input and audio output --
It's alive! Animating your sprites --
Building the monster traffic game --
V. Phun with phuzzy physics. Vectors and gravity --
Vehicle motion --
The life and death of sprites --
VI. The part of tens. Ten math concepts for game programmers --
Ten game starters.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Andy Harris ; [cartoons, Rich Tennant].
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You can start game programming in a flash Here's how to create five different cool games - no experience necessary! Ever think you could come up with a better computer game? Then this book is  Read more...

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