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Apress Book Set

GameMaker Book Set

Practical GameMaker Studio Language Projects:

Amazon Description:

Gain the skills required to create fun and compelling games using GameMaker: Studio, and its GML programming language. In this full-color book you’ll learn 24 practical programming elements that are important when creating any game. Each section includes an introduction to a new programming element, some examples, a worksheet, and mini projects to allow you to test your new knowledge. After completing all elements, you will put into action what you have learned in a classic arcade style game.

In Practical GameMaker: Studio, you will create a fully featured game, with guidance and in color. After each section you’ll see how you’ll apply what you’ve learned to the final game, and discover additional projects to try. These mini projects include a separate scoring guide, and a working example for each, which is useful if you’re using this book in an educational environment. Similarly, the book also contains a number of assignments, which you may include as part of any associated coursework in your classes.

What You Will Learn

Use GameMaker: Studio and GameMaker Language (GML) to create games
Work with GML variables, conditionals, drawing, keyport I/O, objects, and events
Create GML sprites, health/lives, alarms, collisions, and rooms
Improve your game with GML backgrounds, sound and music, splash screens and menus, and effects<
Include GML random and AI movements in your game
Use GML loops, arrays, ds_lists, paths, and scripts

Who This Book Is For

Experienced game developers new to GameMaker or for those with at least some prior exposure or experience with GameMaker: Studio but who are new to GML.

Learn RPGs In GameMaker Studio

Amazon Description:

Carry out the pre-planning, design, and programming of role playing games (RPGs) using the popular GameMaker: Studio in this very practical and fun book. Author Ben Tyers teaches you how to create a story or plotline for the RPG, apply aesthetics, and develop core and extended gameplay.
Using Learn RPGs in GameMaker: Studio, you can design and build your own RPG using the GameMaker: Studio platform. Build your first game application and deploy in an app store, on Facebook, or just on a PC. Maybe, even, make a few bucks.

What You’ll Learn

Use the GameMaker: Studio platform to design and build a role playing game
Create a story for game design purposes, using a plot line and defining characters
Discover the impact of aesthetics on art style, character separation, scene development, sound design and views
Master core gameplay elements such as battles, exploration, scoring, and endings
Work with extended gameplay elements such as collectibles, quirks, management, and saving
Employ the various core and extended gameplay elements as appropriate to your RPG

Who This Book Is For

Game designers or developers looking to design and build their first role playing game using the GameMaker: Studio platform.

GameMaker Studio 100 Programming Challenges

Amazon Description:

Push your GameMaker programming skills to the edge with 100 programming challenges using the popular GameMaker: Studio and GML. Each challenge includes an outline of the challenge, a scoring and time guide, useful GML code, and a working example provided in GMZ format. For more advanced programmers, each challenge comes with an additional task to complete.

Think you’re a good GameMaker game application developer or programmer? Think again with this awesome book!

What You’ll Learn

Upgrade your skills with each specific game application coding challenge
Create many different game events, action or scenarios
Code for many different kinds of game applications or themes from space to adventure to sports to fantasy

Who This Book Is For

GameMaker and GameMaker: Studio users and coders.

$89.99
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