3D Game Programming for Teens, 2nd Edition

  • Maneesh Sethi
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  • ISBN-10: 1305486528
  • ISBN-13: 9781305486522
  • DDC: 794.8
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Do you love video games? Do you want to learn how to make them yourself? Welcome to 3D Game Programming for Teens, Second Edition, a how-to resource for anyone interested in creating a video game. Written specifically for beginners in an easy-to-follow way, the book teaches you basic programming, graphic design, and 3D modeling so that you can design and develop your very own games. You'll begin with an introduction to some simple programming concepts using the Blitz3D language. Then you'll learn about graphics creation for games using CorelDRAW and PHOTOPAINT. Finally you'll explore basic 3D modeling with Autodesk 3ds Max, and you'll learn how to enhance your games with sound effects, collisions, and more. 3D Game Programming for Teens, Second Edition walks you through the game programming process step-by-step, with each new technique building upon the previous ones. The final chapter of the book shows you how to put all your new knowledge together and build your own full game! All you need to get started are some basic computer skills and a love of games. No previous programming experience required!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: The Basics of BASIC.
2: Getting Started.
3: Getting to Know BASIC.
4: Loops, Functions, Arrays, and Types.
5: The Style Factor.
6: Getting into Graphics.
7: Shapes and Objects.
8: Controlling Objects.
9: Lights and Cameras.
10: Getting Graphic.
11: Getting More Advanced.
12: Setting the Stage.
13: 3D Modeling.
14: Collisions.
15: Sounds.
16: Other 3D Game Components.
17: Putting It All Together.
Scan Code Reference.
Other Backmatter.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Maneesh Sethi

Maneesh Sethi is a student at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. As a high-school student, Sethi founded Standard Design, a web-site design company. He is the author of Game Programming For Teens, first and second editions, and Web Design For Teens. Sethi lectures on game programming topics at conferences across the country and has been a guest on G4TechTV. Visit his web site at www.maneeshsethi.com.