Synopses & Reviews
PSP GAME CREATION FOR TEENS shows teens and other beginners how to make awesome video games and cool cartoon animations for the Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP), the popular handheld game console, using Adobe Flash. This step-by-step guide provides all the tools and information readers need to get started making games and cartoons they can play and share with their friends.
About the Author
Michael Duggan is an author and illustrator by trade, as well as a college instructor in digital media and game design. He created core curriculum for the game development programs at Bryan College and North Arkansas College. He has been a guest speaker on the topic of game engine technology at several conferences and is the author and illustrator of The Official Guide to 3D GameStudio, Torque for Teens, Web Comics for Teens, 2D Game Building for Teens, and Wii Game Creation for Teens. Michael spends most of his free time drawing children's books and making cartoon animations and games. He currently resides in northern Arkansas.
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1. Where Did It Come From? 2. What Is It? 3. The Flash Tools You'll Need. 4. Drawing It Out. 5. Get It Moving. 6. Make Up a Decent Story. 7. Frame the Scene. 8. Make It Scream. 9. Project A: Your First Animation. 10. Game On! 11. Accept the Challenge. 12. Where in the World? 13. Project B: Your First Game. 14. Project C: Your Next Game. 15. Spread It Around. Index.