Behind the Scenes with Coders: Video Game Developer, 1st Edition

  • Jon Bard
  • Published By: Powerkids Press
  • ISBN-10: 1508155623
  • ISBN-13: 9781508155621
  • DDC: 794.8
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Video games have been growing in popularity as computer systems become more advanced. Better design and smoother operation provides users with an enhanced gaming experience. This book explores the world of video game developers—the people behind our favorite high-tech video games. Readers will learn what game designers do and what skills are needed to work in this fast-paced industry. STEM concepts addressed in the Next Generation Science Standards are covered in rich detail. Full-color photographs make this an engaging read. Students will love learning about this exciting career path.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Coded World.
2: Early Code.
3: Early Video Games.
4: How Are Video Games Made?.
5: Working as a Team.
6: Rules and Goals.
7: Lead Programmers.
8: Graphics Programmers.
9: User-Interface Programmers.
10: Audio Programmers.
11: Network Programmers.
12: Finding Bugs!.
13: Releasing the Game.
14: Do You Want to Be a Game Developer?.