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Written in a snidely humorous style, this practical book teaches all the basic skills needed to program good PC games. It shows how to implement ideas and techniques in developing three specific games (a text adventure, a graphics adventure, and a graphics arcade game) with Visual Basic versions 3.0 and 4.0 for the Windows environment. CD contains complete source code and sample games.
|Preliminaries: Get Ready to Create Your Game|
|1||Plan Your Game||1|
|2||Prototype Your Game, or Just Type It||39|
|3||Add Some Code to Your Program||129|
|4||Learn Simple Animation Techniques||271|
|5||Integrate Animation into Your Game||325|
|6||Add Sound Effects and Music||421|
|7||Get Your Game Ready for Market||447|
|A Game Programming with Visual Basic 4.0||471|
|B Advanced Multimedia Programming Techniques||475|
Posted November 23, 2000
This is a good book if your just starting VB. It only tells about the basic parts of VB. Programming games would Certainly take more than 7 steps and they wouldn't be easy.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.