The Game Programmer's Guide to Torque: Under the Hood of the Torque Game Engine / Edition 1

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Overview

The author takes readers on an in-depth walkthrough of the Torque Game Engine—-one of the most popular, powerful, and easy to use game engines available today. With clear explanations of how to use Torque to create your own games and detailed discussions of the engine's inner workings, this book is a must read for any programmer interested in making games for fun or profit. It offers step-by-step examples, detailed system descriptions, in-depth references, practical tips, tricks, and more that provide readers all they need to understand the Torque Game Engine. See the Support page on the author's website for a revision of Chapter 15 (Torque Lighting). A CD is included with the book.

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game programmer working with the Torque game engine must have "The Game Programmer's Guide To Torque": it teaches everything needed to design your own game, using experiences of game makers and industry veterans well versed in Torque technology. A Torque Game engine demo is included on an accompanying cd while step-by-step examples tell how to use it. Its focus on all the basics makes for an exceptional coverage for all levels of game programmer. -Bookwatch, August 2006
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568812847
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 3
2 Torque from 10,000 feet 13
3 Torque tools 35
4 Introduction to TorqueScript 97
5 Torque core classes 143
6 Basic game classes 157
7 Gameplay classes 201
8 Mission objects 263
9 Game setup scripting 347
10 Gameplay scripting 383
11 Special effects 419
12 Standard torque game engine GUI controls 455
13 Game interfaces 539
14 Putting it all together 571
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    Posted August 5, 2006

    Its focus on all the basics makes for an exceptional coverage for all levels of game programmer.

    Any game programmer working with the Torque game engine must have The Game Programmer's Guide To Torque: it teaches everything needed to design your own game, using experiences of game makers and industry veterans well versed in Torque technology. A Torque Game engine demo is included on an accompanying cd while step-by-step examples tell how to use it. Its focus on all the basics makes for an exceptional coverage for all levels of game programmer.

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