eBook iPhone Game Development for Teens, 1st Edition

  • Clayton Crooks
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  • ISBN-10: 1305488938
  • ISBN-13: 9781305488939
  • DDC: 794.81526
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Learn how to create dynamic, published games for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with iPhone Game Development for Teens. This project-based beginner’s game programming book guides new game developers through the complete process of developing a complete game. The book’s high-energy, step-by-step style presents proven consistent processes for creating exciting games and its highly readable style is perfect for teens or other beginners. The book begins by introducing critical gaming concepts before going into the details, sound effects, graphics, and more. While the book focuses on developing games specifically for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, readers can use the author’s solid development process and the book’s open source engine to create effective games for virtually any platform.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Introduction to Game Development.
2: Graphics: Basic Building Blocks of a Game.
3: Manipulating Images and the GIMP.
4: Creative Brainstorming.
5: Introduction to Music and Sound Effects.
6: Introduction to Audacity.
7: Creating Graphics for Our Game.
8: Creating Music and Sound Effects.
9: Introduction to Multimedia Fusion.
10: Our First Game in MMF.
11: iOS-Specific Information.
12: Deploying to an iOS Device or Emulator.
13: Creating an iOS Space Game.
14: How to Simulate 3D in MMF.
15: Deck of Cards in MMF.
MMF iOS Export Module: Requirements and Limitations.
Implementing iAD Advertisement System in Your Application.
Differences between iOS and PC Applications in MMF.
Things to Know When Creating an iOS Application.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Clayton Crooks

Award-winning author and successful computer consultant Clayton Crooks has published more than 10 leading books on a range of game development and computer topics, from using Visual Basic to developing 3D graphics. He has also served as technical editor for five additional titles. In addition to complete books, Mr. Crooks has published hundreds of writings in a variety of publications, including magazines such as Dr. Dobbs Journal. His works have also been published on numerous web sites. In addition to his accomplishments as a writer, Mr. Crooks is a very successful businessman. He is the owner of Creative Technologies of Knoxville, a computer consulting company specializing in small business needs. He is also a partner in the master franchises of Jani-King of Memphis and Jani-King of Little Rock. Mr. Crooks is the President of Creative Development, LLC, a Knoxville, Tennessee-based land development and real-estate investment company.