Creating Casual Games for Profit and Fun by Allen Partridge
  

Creating Casual Games for Profit and Fun

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Creating Casual Games for Profit and Fun by Allen Partridge

Thousands of game enthusiasts and would-be developers are searching habitually for an opportunity to expand their knowledge of games. Whether they're clicking through Amazon or browsing Barnes and Noble, they are all looking for a path to their dream, a secret door into the games industry. The Casual Games Market is that secret passage. The industry, featuring online downloadable games generally delivered through distributors like Real-One Arcade, Shockwave.com and Oberon Media (via MSN Games and Pogo) has exploded over the past five years into a multi-billion dollar annual marketplace. Independent developers have rapidly discovered the field as one of the last remaining venues to break into the public eye. It is now the single most attractive opportunity available to anyone who wants to become a game developer. Casual Games for Profit and Fun introduces and defines casual games, explains the current state and scope of the industry, and describes the various genres, formats, conventions, and business models that define the industry today. It also teaches the basic casual game development techniques in Flash for the web, PC, and PDA's and cell phones. Throughout the book users will learn how to create a variety of games that they can use for their own fun or sell commercially.

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Format

Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and CD-ROM
320 pages

Author

Allen Partridge
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Publisher

Charles River Media an imprint of Cengage Learning, Inc

Publication date

15th March 2007

ISBN

9781584505198


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