3D Game Engine Design: A Practical Approach to Real-Time Computer Graphics (+ CD-ROM) David H. Eberly 3D Game Engine Design is the most comprehensive reference available for the development of shader-based 3D graphics engines. Unlike other books that are simply collections of self-contained shader programs, this book provides rigorous explanations and derivations of all the essential concepts and techniques, including numerous code examples and illustrations. Формат: 19,5 см x 24 см.
A Study of the Representation of Males in Videogames
In this paper, the aim was to explain how gender roles are portrayed in the videogame industry by studying early and current, male personas in cinema to determine where these stereotypes may have come from, be that social, political or otherwise. Using Descriptive methodology – which is the study of a current occurrence – and Thematic methodology – which is the study of emotional attachment or result focused around an issue – to study both cinemas’ stereotypes throughout the years as well as the results from a questionnaire completed by four independent videogame developers, I noted that there is a definite link between the two mediums. 75% of the indie developers thought that videogames have and or are, profoundly influenced by the male roles cinema had before it. In addition, 100% agree that the roles that male characters placed into are indeed a stereotype of male culture. They also commented on the development process stating that – at least in an indie development work-circle –...
Aliens: Colonial Marines: Official Strategy Guide Tim Bogenn BradyGames' Aliens: Colonial Marines Official Strategy Guide includes the following: Got Maps? Only if you've got this guide. Gearbox Studios custom rendered exclusive maps for every mission. They're awesome and you won't find them anywhere but here-not even in-game. The Campaign - We navigate you through every mission, with tactics for playing single-player or cooperatively. Exclusive Maps - Custom-rendered by Gearbox Studios exclusively for this guide, these detailed maps feature the locations of all dog tags, audio recordings, and legendary weapons. Combat Training - Tactics for fighting alien and human foes, including expert strategies for defeating the bosses. Multiplayer & More - Tips on MP action from the dev team, a complete list of Achievements and Trophies, character extras, and much more!
ANIMAL JAM NOLL, KATHERINE Discover the amazing world of national Geographic Kids Animal Jam, the online virtual world where you take on an awesome avatar and start exploring. Richly illustrated with colorful photography and Animal Jam-style art, this book reveals never-before-known information about the game's world and its animal inhabitants. Packed with photos, facts, and fun, it's also a great guide to real-world animals, making it both a fact extravaganza and a game handbook.
Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag: Blackbeard: The Lost Journal Christie Golden Few moments in history have proven as timelessly fascinating as the lawless Golden Age of Piracy, which was largely played out in the Caribbean of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. In this time of rebellion, fortune, intrigue, and adventure, Blackbeard stands as one of the most fearsome captains to have ever sailed the seas. Now, as the latest historical figure to take center stage in the Assassin's Creed franchise, Blackbeard joins the ranks of Edward Kenway—father of Haytham Kenway and grandfather of Connoras they navigate troubled island waters and carve out their destinies. Thoughtfully crafted to resemble an authentic pirate artifact, this illustrated journal delivers a unique insider's view into the world of the game through fascinating entries that provide a firsthand account of the day-to-day lives of the characters. This one-of-a-kind graphic novel — featuring beautifully etched illustrations and portraits, a wanted poster, removable Letter of Marque,...
Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 Paul Davies Awakening: The Art of Halo 4® is a very special collection of concept art, sketches, and artists commentary that highlights the imagination and creative vision of 343 Industries. With a unique behind-the-scenes view of the creation of new worlds, new enemies, and new heroes, AWAKENING: THE ART OF HALO 4® reveals every spectacular element of the game.
Battlefield Hardline David Knight, Daniel Herrera, Michael Owen The "Battlefield Hardline Strategy Guide" includes: Complete Campaign Walkthrough We lead you step-by-step through the entire game from start to finish complete every Investigation and Warrant! Dominate Multiplayer Expert tactics for every Class and Game Mode. Everything you need to know about the Weapons, Attachments, Vehicles, Rewards, and much more! Developer Map Tips Gain a tactical advantage on every map with combat-proven tips directly from the devs at Visceral. FREE eGuide Includes a code to access the mobile-friendly eGuide, a digital version of the full strategy guide with updated content, all optimized for a second screen experience".
Batman: Arkham Knight: Signature Series Guide (+Access Code) Michael Owen, Joe Epstein In this explosive finale to Rocksteady Studios' Batman: Arkham series, face Batman's ultimate threat with the Batman: Arkham Knight Signature Series Guide from BradyGames. Enhance your gameplay with BradyGames comprehensive, spoiler-free coverage of the entire Batman: Arkham Knight game. Learn everything you need to know about the new, uniquely designed Batmobile to charge expertly through the streets of Gotham and how to use the Batmobile in combat. Find every important location and collectible using detailed maps and master every gadget, tool and item with in-depth data and commentary. Use exhaustive tactics and statistics to defeat the Scarecrow and a coalition of his most dangerous enemies.
Batman: Arkham Knight Collector's Edition
In Rocksteady Studios' Batman: Arkham series finale, face-off against Batman's most dangerous enemies with the Batman: Arkham Knight Collector's Edition Strategy Guide from BradyGames A must-have for any Batman fan with a premium hardcover and stand-out design. BE THE BATMAN - This Collector's Edition guide gives you everything you need to defeat the united villains of Gotham City in the epic conclusion to the acclaimed Batman: Arkham series. Exclusive lithographs - printed on high-quality stock, these exclusive, foil-stamp lithographs showcase four key figures from the game, including Arkham Knight. Sneak peek at Arkham Universe - get an exclusive early look at the upcoming Batman Arkham Universe: The Ultimate Visual Guide, featuring art and facts from the acclaimed Batman: Arkham series! Comprehensive walkthrough - over 300 pages of game-tested strategies lead you step-by-step through the entire experience from start to finish - take down every villain! ...
BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book Luke Cuddy What does BioShock teach the gamer about gaming? Should we be able to buy beauty and morality from a vending machine? Is BioShock a legitimate critique of Ayn Rand s philosophy? Did Booker ever have free will? Will humans ever be able to shoot light
Card-Jitsu: The Handbook Katherine Noll Do you have what it takes to become a ninja? Master the art of Card-Jitsu with this handbook! With tips on the ninja experience and a dozen quizzes and puzzles to test your knowledge, learn the mysteries of the Card-Jitsu. Then log in to clubpenguin.com to master the elements and challenge Sensei.
Club Penguin: Official Annual 2013
Everything you're about to read is highly confidential. A group of penguins worked in secret to make sure Club Penguin and its citizens were safe. These secret agents faced huge danger in doing so. You may have been one of these agents! Welcome to the classified world of the Elite Penguin Force, a Secret Agency that protects Club Penguin. Do you have what it takes to be an EPF agent?
Computer Coding Games for Kids Jon Woodcock If you like playing computer games, why not make your own? This book has all you need to build thrilling racing challenges, crazy platform games, and fiendish puzzles. Follow the simple steps to become an expert coder using the popular programming language Scratch. Improve your coding skills and learn to create, remix, and customize your own games. Share your games online and challenge friends and family to beat each other's scores.
Dark Age of Camelot: The Atlas Prima Temp Authors, Imgs Inc Your Indispensable Field-Guide! Two types of maps - terrain/landmark & monster/NPC! Realm maps - the world at a glance. Region maps - all monsters and levels. City and town maps - merchant & NPCs. Dungeon maps - includes Darkness Falls. RVR maps - invader danger zones. Tips from Guest-Consultant Kirstena.
Diablo III: Book of Tyrael
One of the most exciting and visceral action role-playing games in recent memory, Diablo has become a worldwide gaming phenomenon. This book takes fans even further into the universe with a detailed and beautifully crafted artifact that focuses on the renowned champion Tyrael.
Dishonored. Архивы Дануолла
Захватывающий мир Dishonored предстанет перед вами в этой книге, в которой собраны документы, письма и манускрипты из игры, а также иллюстрации, создававшиеся во время её разработки, некоторые из них никогда прежде не публиковались. Она станет главным источником знаний как для фанатов Dishonored, изучающих районы и историю Дануолла, а также его жителей, так и для любого желающего больше узнать о мире этой уникальной игры.
Dragon Age: The World of Thedas: Volume 1
For "Dragon Age" newcomers, this comprehensive volume brings you up to speed on everything you need to know about the regions, religions, monsters, magic, and more! For dedicated fans, never before have the secrets of BioWare's epic fantasy been revealed so completely and so compellingly! * Filled with never-before-seen art by the creators of the games!