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Gamification by Design

Gamification by Design

by Christopher Cunningham, Gabe Zichermann
208 Pages · 2011 · 10 MB · 4,222 Downloads · New!
" Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give. ” ― Ben Carson
The Game Believes in You
by Greg Toppo
256 Pages · 2015 · 1.98 MB · 1,397 Downloads · New!
What if schools, from the wealthiest suburban nursery school to the grittiest urban high school, thrummed with the sounds of deep immersion? More and more people believe that can happen – with the aid of video games. Greg Toppo’s The Game Believes in You presents the story of a small group of visionaries who, for the past 40 years, have been pushing to get game controllers into the hands of learners. Among the game revolutionaries you’ll meet in this book:
Physics for Game Programmers
by Grant Palmer
472 Pages · 2005 · 4.7 MB · 4,707 Downloads · New!
Physics for Game Programmers shows you how to infuse compelling and realistic action into game programming even if you dont have a college-level physics background! Author Grant Palmer covers basic physics and mathematical models and then shows how to implement them, to simulate motion and behavior of cars, planes, projectiles, rockets, and boats.
Beginning .NET Game Programming in VB .NET
by Alexandre Santos Lobao
440 Pages · 2004 · 3.9 MB · 4,723 Downloads · New!
This highly-anticipated title provides a clear introduction to game programming for VB .NET programmers! Microsoft insiders have written an easy-to-read guide, so you can start programming games quickly. This book even includes an introduction to Managed DirectX9, and other advanced .NET features, like animation and sounds.
The Game Maker’s Companion
by Jacob Habgood
440 Pages · 2010 · 21.4 MB · 2,264 Downloads · New!
The Game Maker’s Companion is the long-awaited sequel to The Game Maker’s Apprentice. This book picks up where the last book left off, advancing your game development journey with some seriously impressive gaming projects. This time you’ll learn how to make professional-quality platform games with solid collision detection and slick control mechanisms and you’ll get acquainted with a long-lost icon of platform gaming history on the way.
Windows Mobile Game Development
by Adam Dawes
464 Pages · 2010 · 6.5 MB · 4,960 Downloads · New!
This book will provide you with a comprehensive guide to developing games for both the Windows Mobile platform and the Windows Phone using the industry standard programming languages C# and VB .NET.
Windows Phone 7 Game Development
by Adam Dawes
592 Pages · 2010 · 10.5 MB · 1,803 Downloads · New!
Windows Phone 7 is a powerful mobile computing platform with huge potential for gaming. With “instant on” capabilities, the promise of gaming on the move is a reality with these devices. The platform is an ideal environment for .NET developers looking to create fun, sophisticated games.