Visual Basic Game Programming for Teens by Jonathan S. Harbour


Visual Basic Game Programming for Teens by Jonathan S. Harbour

If you want to learn how to program games using Visual Basic, Visual Basic Game Programming for Teens is your best first step. Written by teacher, author, and game programmer Jonathan S. Harbour, this book will introduce you to fundamental game-programming concepts and show you how to make your own role-playing game (RPG) using the latest version of Microsoft Visual Basic. As you proceed step-by-step through the book, you will build a game from scratch and explore chapters devoted to game design, artwork, level editing, world building, and more. You will create a new editor just for this project and use it to customize your own RPG adventure. Get started programming games today with Visual Basic Game Programming for Teens.

About the Author

Jonathan S. Harbour is an associate professor at the University of Advancing Technology (Tempe, AZ). His web site at includes an online forum and blog for book support. His most recent game projects are Starflight - The Lost Colony ( and Aquaphobia: Mutant Brain Sponge Madness (

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416 pages


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Publication date

23rd January 2015



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