Going to war creating computer war games / Jason Darby

Author(s): Darby, Jason, 1972-
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Subjects: Computer war games--Design
Computer games--Programming
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston, Mass. : Course Technology, c2009
LC Classification: U
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 463 p.) : ill. + 1 CD-ROM
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Creating computer war games
In: Safari books online
Print version: Darby, Jason, 1972-. Going to war. (OCoLC)316434844 Boston, Mass. : Course Technology, c2009. 9781598635669
Additional Authors: Safari Books Online (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 9781598637427
ISBN: 1598637428
ISBN: 9781598635669
Description based on print version record
Includes index
Available to OhioLINK libraries
Summary: "Going to War: Creating Computer War Games shows you how to use the drag-and-drop game engine, Multimedia Fusion 2, to make your very own computer war games to play and share. After an introduction to the Multimedia Fusion 2 interface and the basics of how to use it, you'll get started on the game that you'll create throughout the course of the book. You'll begin by making your game map, using a system of hexagon tiles to create the terrain and the different units you want to include in your game such as soldiers and tanks. Then you'll learn how to set rules for player movement, different types of terrain, and combat. You'll even find more advanced techniques such as how to implement officers, fortifications, and even a simple monetary system in your games. The book even discusses how to track and find bugs in your games and how to create an editor that allows you to easily apply data you've already created to new games. Everything you need to build your own war games is included with the book, and by the time you've worked your way through it you'll have designed your very own working and playable war game"--Resource description page
OCLC Number: 560339990
ISBN/ISSN: 9781598637427