2D Graphics Programming for Games by John Pile Jr.

By John Pile Jr.

The good fortune of Angry Birds, Peggle, and Fruit Ninja has confirmed that enjoyable and immersive video game stories could be created in dimensions. moreover, second pix allow builders to quick prototype rules and mechanics utilizing fewer assets than 3D.

2D pix Programming for Games presents an in-depth unmarried resource on developing 2nd pics that may be simply utilized to many video game structures, together with iOS, Android, Xbox 360, and the PlayStation Suite. the writer provides examples not just from games but additionally from artwork and lively movie.

The e-book is helping new programmers examine the thoughts and methods used to provide beautiful 2nd photographs. It begins with the fundamentals after which covers themes relating movement and intensity, similar to cel animation, tiling, and layering. The textual content additionally describes complicated snap shots, together with using particle platforms, shaders, and splines. Code samples within the textual content and on-line permit readers to determine a selected line of code in motion or because it pertains to the code round it. additionally, demanding situations and steered tasks inspire readers to paintings via difficulties, test with recommendations, and tinker with code.

Full of sensible instruments and methods, this colour ebook provides newcomers in-depth counsel on making specialist, top quality images for video games. It additionally improves the connection among programmers and artists via explaining how yes artwork and layout demanding situations may be solved with a programmatic solution.

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