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Game Programming Gems (Book ) with CDROM (Game Programming Gems)

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ISBN13: 9781584500490
ISBN10: 1584500492
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For the countless tasks involved in creating a game engine there are an equal number of possible solutions. But instead of spending hours and hours trying to develop your own answers, now you can find out how the pros do it! Game Programming Gems is a hands-on, comprehensive resource packed with a variety of game programming algorithms written by experts from the game industry and edited by Mark DeLoura, former software engineering lead for Nintendo of America, Inc. and now the newly appointed editor-in-chief of Game Developer magazine. From animation and artificial intelligence to Z-buffering, lighting calculations, weather effects, curved surfaces, mutliple layer Internet gaming, to music and sound effects, all of the major techniques needed to develop a competitive game engine are covered. Game Programming Gems is written in a style accessible to individuals with a range of expertise levels. All of the source code for each algorithm is included and can be used by advanced programmers immediately. For aspiring programmers, there is a detailed tutorial to work through before attempting the code, and suggestions for possible modifications and optimizations are included as well.

About the Author

DeLoura is the editor-in-chief of Game Developer magazine and the former software engineering lead at Nintendo of America, Inc. He has also worked independently as a game developer and has written for a number of industry publications.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Programming Techniques Section 2 Mathematics Section 3 Artificial Intelligence Section 4 Polygonol Techniques Section 5 Pixel Effects Section 6 Appendix

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ajdin_of, August 29, 2010 (view all comments by ajdin_of)
I like this book. It can be very usefull, for those who are interested in programming.
This book should be on my desk.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781584500490
Editor:
Deloura, Mark
Publisher:
Charles River Media
Editor:
Deloura, Mark
Author:
Deloura, Mark
Location:
Rockland, Mass. :
Subject:
Entertainment & Games - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Computer games
Subject:
Entertainment & Games
Subject:
Video & Electronic - General
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Subject:
Computer games -- Programming.
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Game Programming
Copyright:
Edition Description:
W/CD
Series:
Game Programming Gems
Series Volume:
no. 75 (1957)
Publication Date:
August 2000
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
614
Dimensions:
25 cm. +

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