Making a GameSalad for Teens by Michael Duggan


Making a GameSalad for Teens by Michael Duggan

GameSalad is the fastest, easiest way to get started building games for Macs, PCs, iOS smart devices, and the Web. If you're a gamer who's ready to start building your own games, MAKING A GAMESALAD FOR TEENS is the book for you. In simple, step-by-step lessons, author Michael Duggan will show you how to build fun, engaging games from the ground up with GameSalad and share them with your friends via social networking. GameSalad, a free, web-based program, is easy enough for complete beginners to understand and use, but the skills it helps you build can provide a foundation for more advanced game-creation skills. No coding or programming skills are required. Pick up MAKING A GAMESALAD FOR TEENS and get started creating your own games today.


Introduction. 1. Why GameSalad? Why Not Steak? 2. Brief History of Gaming. 3. Principles Every Game Designer Should Know. 4. Quick-Start Guide to GameSalad. 5. Setting the Scene. 6. Character Design. 7. Scripting Game Elements. 8. App, Mac, and Web Publishing. 9. What's Next?. Glossary. Index.

About the Author

Michael Duggan is an Oklahoma-born author and illustrator with a background in game and web design. His education includes a bachelor of science degree in Game Art and Design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Michael currently lives in the Ozark Mountains with his wife and step-kids and is an applications developer and digital media instructor at North Arkansas College.

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280 pages


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Publication date

2nd July 2013



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