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Video Game Programming for Kids
     

Video Game Programming for Kids

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by Jonathan S. Harbour
 

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Do you like to play video games? Have you ever thought about making video games yourself? If so, this is the book for you! In this fun-to-use book, teacher and game developer Jonathan Harbour will teach you about game programming and show you how to create your own video games. Even if you've never programmed a computer before, by following the steps in this book,

Overview

Do you like to play video games? Have you ever thought about making video games yourself? If so, this is the book for you! In this fun-to-use book, teacher and game developer Jonathan Harbour will teach you about game programming and show you how to create your own video games. Even if you've never programmed a computer before, by following the steps in this book, you will soon be making fun games for yourself and your friends to play. Each chapter will teach you a new skill and help you on your way to becoming a game progammer. The software used in this book is free and easy to use. Get VIDEO GAME PROGRAMMING FOR KIDS, SECOND EDITION today, and get started with your own game-programming fun!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435461161
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/05/2012
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jonathan S. Harbour is an associate professor at the University of Advancing Technology (Tempe, AZ). His web site at www.jharbour.com includes an online forum and blog for book support. His most recent game projects are Starflight - The Lost Colony (www.starflightgame.com) and Aquaphobia: Mutant Brain Sponge Madness (www.aquaphobiagame.com).

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Video Game Programming for Kids 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I learned how to finally make my dream game.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great book, totally worth it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome but hard to understand
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I own the real thing. With qb64 i made a great game called halls of death
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Looks like a great book but our Nook version cuts off lines of code, which makes the programs you write not work. Very frustrating
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Go to text options and select publisher defalt and the code wont get cut off
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Does it work for wii?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Haze u get locked out?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not even a game i cant belive that i got this game and it didnt work like i planed it to work d##m
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You gota rmember this for kids 8-12 and that its also for beginers
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Do i get it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well not really a game but if you master coding in java and html5 you can make a game like minecraft! Only 4 stars because its does say crap about how to code with java or html5
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
:)
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THESE ARE'NT GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMES
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is it good for coding? I want to be a ninja coder monkey from Thinkgeek and make internet games