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Maurina, a lead designer and programmer at a gaming firm, has written this guide for fellow programmers on using the Torque Gaming Engine (TGE) to write, modify and debug multi-player video games. This book is designed as the second in a series of the author's TGE manuals, and the reader will need to be familiar with The Game Programmer's Guide to Torque in order to proceed. After completing the exercises in both guides, however, game programmers should be able to modify the engine source code on their own, which will open the door to creating an endless varieties of games. A CD-ROM is included that will supply programmers with additional practice exercises and codes.
Multiplayer Gaming and Engine Coding for the Torque Game Engine shows game programmers how to get the most out of the Torque Game Engine (TGE), which is an inexpensive professional game engine available from GarageGames. This book allows people to make multiplayer games with TGE and also tells them how to improve their games by modifying the engine source code itself. After reading this book and completing the exercises on the accompanying CD, game programmers will be well prepared to make their own complex, exciting games using the Torque Game Engine.