Torque for Teens / Edition 2

Torque for Teens / Edition 2

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by Michael Duggan
     
 


TORQUE FOR TEENS, SECOND EDITION teaches teens and other beginners the techniques they need to design their very own video games using Garage Games' powerful 3D computer game engine, Torque. Written in simple language, each chapter begins with a basic overview of the topic being covered, followed by step-by-step instructions to help readers conquer each new skill… See more details below

Overview


TORQUE FOR TEENS, SECOND EDITION teaches teens and other beginners the techniques they need to design their very own video games using Garage Games' powerful 3D computer game engine, Torque. Written in simple language, each chapter begins with a basic overview of the topic being covered, followed by step-by-step instructions to help readers conquer each new skill presented, and ending with a summary to reinforce what they've learned. Throughout the course of the book readers will put their new skills into action with a hands-on project that ends with the creation of a first-person shooter game. Each chapter builds upon the previous until their very own video game is complete. This second edition covers the latest-and-greatest version of the software, including updates and new interfaces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435456426
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Series:
For Teens Series
Pages:
275
Sales rank:
1,363,519
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.99(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction. 1. So You Want to Be a Game Designer? 2. Torque 3D: Under the Hood. 3. Creating a Basic Game Outline. 4. Opening Your Garage. 5. This is Your Land: The World Editor. 6. I No Ditz, I Know DTS. 7. This Isn't the Runway: Modeling 101. 8. Getting Gooey: Designing GUIs. 9. The Sound and the Fury. 10. Should I Stay or Should I Goal? 11. Multiplayer Setup. 12. Put Your Game to the Test. 13. Designing Other Games. 14. Get the Word Out: Play This Game! Index.

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