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2D graphics: games programming books

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Getting Started with Unity 5.x 2D Game Development by Francesco Sapio Getting Started with Unity 5.x 2D Game Development

Build a tower defense game and earn delectable C# treats by baking cupcakes and fighting fearsome sweet-toothed pandas About This Book * Build a complete and exciting 2D Tower Defense game from scratch. * Understand and learn to perform each...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/02/2017

Mastering Unity 2D Game Development - by Ashley Godbold, Simon Jackson Mastering Unity 2D Game Development -
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Master everything you need to build a 2D game using Unity 5 by developing a complete RPG game framework! About This Book * Explore the new features of Unity 5 and recognize obsolete code and elements. * Develop and build...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2016

Make a 2D RPG in a Weekend With RPG Maker VX Ace by Darrin Perez Make a 2D RPG in a Weekend With RPG Maker VX Ace

Make a 2D RPG in a Weekend shows you how to create your very own dungeon crawler game in RPG Maker VX Ace in a single weekend.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2015

Fundamental 2D Game Programming with Java by Timothy Wright Fundamental 2D Game Programming with Java

Programing 2D games with Java is pure fun. If you're familiar with the Java language and have some basic programming experience, this book teaches you the basics of game-creation using Java.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/03/2014

2D Graphics Programming for Games by John, Jr. Pile 2D Graphics Programming for Games
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The success of Angry Birds, Peggle, and Fruit Ninja has proven that fun and immersive game experiences can be created in two dimensions. Furthermore, 2D graphics enable developers to quickly prototype ideas and mechanics using fewer resources than 3D. 2D...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/05/2013

Creating Games with cocos2d for iPhone 2 by Paul Nygard Creating Games with cocos2d for iPhone 2

A hotshot book_10 different cocos2d for iPhone games in increasing order of complexity. Only the barebone structure will be presented without going into the details,If you are an iPhone or iPad developer with base knowledge of cocos2d for iPhone, this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2012

Learn cocos2d 2 Game Development for iOS by Steffen Itterheim, Andrea Low Learn cocos2d 2 Game Development for iOS
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Create compelling 2D games with Learn cocos2d 2: Game Development with iOS. This book shows you how to use the powerful new cocos2d, version 2 game engine to develop games for iPhone and iPad with tilemaps, virtual joypads, Game Center,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2012

Programming 2D Games by Charles (Monroe County Community College, Michigan, USA) Kelly Programming 2D Games
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A First Course in Game Programming Most of today's commercial games are written in C++ and are created using a game engine. Addressing both of these key elements, Programming 2D Games provides a complete, up-to-date introduction to game programming. All...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2012

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Cocos2d for iPhone 1 Game Development Cookbook by Nathan Burba Cocos2d for iPhone 1 Game Development Cookbook

This book is full of fun and engaging recipes with modular libraries that can be plugged into your project. Each recipe consists of explained code accompanied by screenshots for your understanding. If you want to elevate your basic Cocos2d project...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2011

Learn cocos2d Game Development with iOS 5 by Steffen Itterheim, Andrea Low Learn cocos2d Game Development with iOS 5
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Create compelling 2D games with Learn cocos2d Game Development with iOS 5.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2011

Cocos2d for iPhone 0.99 Beginner's Guide by Pablo S. Ruiz Cocos2d for iPhone 0.99 Beginner's Guide

This is a beginner's guide. If you want to get into the iPhone industry and have your games compete with the best, this book is for you. You should have some basic programming experience with Objective-C and a good understanding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/12/2010

Learn iPhone and iPad cocos2d Game Development The Leading Framework for Building 2D Graphical and Interactive Applications by Steffen Itterheim Learn iPhone and iPad cocos2d Game Development The Leading Framework for Building 2D Graphical and Interactive Applications

Learn iPhone and iPad cocos2D Game Development provides a rock-solid introduction to the cocos2d iPhone game engine and related tools.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/12/2010

Learning IOS Game Programming A Hands-on Guide to Building Your First IPhone Game by Michael Daley Learning IOS Game Programming A Hands-on Guide to Building Your First IPhone Game

Providing an introduction to the world of writing games on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, this book takes a tutorial-based approach to iPhone game programming, taking readers through the process of building a classic 2D side-scrolling game.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/09/2010

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