Game Programming for Teens, 3rd Edition.
Thomson Course Technology
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1598635182, $29.99 www.courseptr.com
If you enjoy playing video games and want to learn how to create them, then the third updated edition of GAME PROGRAMMING FOR TEENS is for you. It shows how to design and develop a complete video game from start to finish without any prior programming knowledge needed, showing the basics of BlitzMax, an easy game programming language good for Windows or Mac users alike. An accompanying cd-rom offers source code from examples in the book, art and music libraries, and a free 30-day trial version of Corel Paint Shop Pro and the Blitz circle of products. Any who would program games for teens will find this involving.