GameSalad Beginner's Guide:
by Miguel DeQuadros

GameSalad Beginner's Guide: <br>by Miguel DeQuadros
Item# 1849692203
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  • Learn to build three games; Ball Drop, Space Defender, and Metal Mech with GameSalad
  • Complete these games with sound effects, use of physics, gravity, and collisions
  • Learn tips and tricks to make a game popular straight from the authorís own experience
  • Follow a step-by-step, tutorial-focused process that matches the development process of the game with plenty of screenshots
  • Only book to cover GameSalad in such detail and with examples

    What you will learn from this book

  • Planning and designing an original game
  • Creating storyboards and detailing characters and the story of the game
  • Create new projects, and get familiar with Actor Behaviours, Keyboard Controls, Collisions and how to preview your game without deploying it to a device, and prototyping your game, putting your idea together with no complexities just to see if it all works
  • Design sprites and import them into GameSalad for use in their game; how to trigger a sound effect, and how to make use of GameSalad's particle engine to spruce up the overall look of your game
  • Create the canvas of the game finished and add behaviours to the actors
  • Add gravity, physics, and collisions to your game along with touch controls
  • Creating user Interface and button & touch controls
  • Wrapping Actors around levels and controlling their movements
  • Adding sound effects and getting your game ready for the App store


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    Publisher: Packt Publishing
    Page Count (est.): 289
    ISBN10: 1849692203
    ISBN13: 9781849692205
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 3/17/2012