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Doing Things with Games: Social Impact Through Play

1st Edition

Lindsay D. Grace
July 16, 2019

The book provides a contemporary foundation in designing social impact games. It is structured in 3 parts: understanding, application, and implementation. The book serves as a guide to designing social impact games, particularly focused on the needs of, media professionals, indie game designers and...

Building Blocks of Tabletop Game Design: An Encyclopedia of Mechanisms

1st Edition

Geoffrey Engelstein, Isaac Shalev
July 11, 2019

Building Blocks of Tabletop Game Design: An Encyclopedia of Mechanisms compiles hundreds of different mechanisms, organized by category. Each has a description of how it works, discussion of its pros and cons, how it can be implemented, and examples of specific games that use it. Building Blocks...

Composition for the 21st ½ century, Vol 1: Image-making for Animation

1st Edition

Thomas Paul Thesen
July 05, 2019

This book is about composition and its application in animation, illustration, games and film. It covers all various aspects of design and explains in detail the use of the specific aspect and provides examples of its impact. Focus is on the ability of each aspect to tell a story and how it affects...

We Deserve Better Villains: A Video Game Design Survival Guide

1st Edition

Jai Kristjan
June 28, 2019

We Deserve Better Villains is a highly accessible how-to guide for video game designers no matter what level of experience to understand what is needed to be successful in the development cycle of any video game from concept to supporting the game live. Each chapter outlines a period in a video...

VR Developer Gems

1st Edition

William R. Sherman
June 26, 2019

This book takes the practicality of other "Gems" series such as "Graphics Gems" and "Game Programming Gems" and provide a quick reference for novice and expert programmers alike to swiftly track down a solution to a task needed for their VR project. Reading the book from cover to cover is not the...

Holistic Game Development with Unity 3e: An All-in-One Guide to Implementing Game Mechanics, Art, Design and Programming

3rd Edition

Penny de Byl
June 26, 2019

Master game design and digital art principles simultaneously with this all-in-one guide to creating games in the cutting-edge game engine Unity. Reworked for C# and Unity 2018 & 2019, and bursting with images and tutorials, Penny de Byl’s Holistic Game Development with Unity will help the...

Digital Creature Rigging: Wings, Tails & Tentacles for Animation & VFX

1st Edition

Stewart Jones
May 31, 2019

In a follow-up book, which re-iterates the principles of “Digital Creature Rigging: The Art & Science of CG Creature Setup in 3ds Max”, and enhances their relativity with advanced wing, tail and tentacle setups. This book will discuss advanced rigging techniques in 3ds Max, while readers create...

Architectural Approach to Level Design: Second edition

2nd Edition

Christopher W. Totten
May 10, 2019

Written by a game developer and professor trained in architecture, An Architectural Approach to Level Design is one of the first books to integrate architectural and spatial design theory with the field of level design. It explores the principles of level design through the context and history of...

Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2e

2nd Edition

Matt Barton, Shane Stacks
May 01, 2019

Computer role-playing games (CRPGs) are a special genre of computer games that bring the tabletop role-playing experience of games such as Dungeons & Dragons to the computer screen. Thisnew edition inlcudes two new chapters: The Modern Age, and a chapter on Indies and Mobile CRPGs. The new...

The Complete Guide to Blender Graphics: Computer Modeling & Animation, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

John M. Blain
April 30, 2019

Blender™ is a free Open Source 3D Creation Suite supporting the entire modeling and animation pipeline – modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking. The program also includes Video Editing and Grease Pencil 2D Animation. The program is free to download and...

3ds Max Basics for Modeling Video Game Assets: Volume 1: Model a Complete Game Environment and Export to Unity or Other Game Engines

1st Edition

William Culbertson
April 24, 2019

A textbook for learning 3d modeling fundamentals, this step-by-step lesson book develops the readers modeling skills through a series of modeling exercises creating modules for a medieval castle environment. As the text introduces new modeling skills it additionally calls on the reader to perform...

The FORCE Companion: Quick Tips and Tricks

1st Edition

Mike Mattesi, Swendly Benilia
April 01, 2019

Swendly Benilia shares with us simple and tangible tips and tricks to understanding and drawing FORCE across hundreds of drawings full of dunamism and energy! This book is an expellant companion to the FORCE brand since it delivers hundreds of FORCE drawings with succinct notations, filtered and...

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