Lists the most significant writings on computer games, including works that cover recent advances in gaming and the substantial academic research that goes into devising and improving computer games.
The realm of Quake lies on shaky ground, but in this book you'll find everything you need to restore order in a world gone violently wrong: Detailed maps for each mission Killer strategies for every foe Blow-by-blow walkthroughs Deathmatch tactics devoid of mercy Pirates of science have taken the planet hostage. If the earth has any hope at all, you're it. If you have any hope at all, it lies within the pages of Quake Game Secrets. About the Authors Michael Van Mantgem and Kip Ward co-authored Duke Nukem 3D Games Secrets: Unauthorized and King?s Field Game Secrets: Unauthorized (both from Prima).
Quake! is destined to be the smash-hit sequel to Doom and Doom II. Now, this guide provides strategies necessary to complete the game, plus inside information about how the computer artificial intelligence creates opportunities for success. Maps for early levels are included, along with hints as to where "encounters" and "treasures" lurk, and more.
This new guide includes even more advanced, detailed strategies than the original "Command & Conquer Strategy Guide". All-new, in-depth coverage is given of missions, maps, and strategies--sure to please even the most advanced gamer.
Make Your Game Ideas A Reality! -- Includes a unique digital library that consists of the best-selling electronic books Tricks of the Windows Game Programming Gurus by Andre LeMothe and Game Design: Secrets of the Sages, Third Edition by gaming guru Marc Saltzman! -- 3D GameStudio Standard 5.12 is the leading authoring system for 2D and 3D computer games. -- Microsoft "RM" Visual C++ 6.0 Introductory Edition is a full-featured compiler that gives users the power to create applications in an environment designed for easy viewing and manipulation of code. This unique programming kit provides everything you need to create your own cool games. 3D GameStudio Standard 5.12 combines a programming language with a high-end 3D engine, a 2D engine, a C++ interface, a map and model editor and huge libraries of 3D objects, artwork and pre-made games. Microsoft "RM" Visual C++ 6.0 Introductory Edition includes a debugger and resource editor for easy editing of your code. Microsoft "RM" DirectX "RM" 8.0 SDK provides the industry standard two-dimensional and 3D graphical development API libraries to enhance your game project.
This is the only book on the market that addresses game development for the Linux community. It covers the game development cycle from Artificial Intelligence (AI) to threads and user interfaces.
Hexen gives players some new and exciting features. the ability to jumpo has been added--but also has the ability to be injured or to die from a fall. New light effects, special actions, and better graphics give players a more realistic 3D virtual world. This book contains exclusive game secrets to Hexen that users won't find anywhere else.