Make Amazing Games: Using Fusion 2.5

  • 6h 20m
  • Jason Darby
  • Mercury Learning
  • 2021

Many people aspire to create their own games but don't know where to start. Make Amazing Games, third edition, introduces the game creation process to the aspiring game developer with no experience or programming ability. Taking the reader step-by-step through the various stages of developing a game and using the popular "drag and drop" game creation software (a free feature limited version which is available from Steam), readers can build their very own games. Using the tutorials, the reader will complete four fully playable games including platform, bat & ball, mouse-clicker, and side-scrolling shoot-’em up, games. Other chapters cover more complex game features such as porting the game onto the Web, distribution, and publishing. This must-have book is the essential resource for anyone interested in learning game creation from beginning to end. Includes companion files with 4-color figures, game demos, graphic libraries, and source code. FEATURES: * Includes a discussion of the different types of games, necessary game resources, importing graphics, and some basic programming concepts * Features detailed information on downloading, installing, and using the free Fusion software * Create four games from scratch with Fusion: a platform game, side-scroller shooter, a bat-and-ball game, and a mouse-clicker game * Covers backing up your game, debugging, marketing, distribution, and more Includes companion files with 4-color figures, game demos, graphic libraries, and source code.

In this Book

  • Video Games
  • Basic Game Design Concepts
  • Basic Programming Concepts
  • Fusion Basics
  • Finding Your Way Around
  • Working with Objects
  • Configuring Properties
  • Fusion Coding Basics
  • Backing Up Your Games
  • Movement
  • Graphics and Animation
  • Creating a Bat-and-Ball Game
  • Scrolling Game Concepts
  • Creating a Side-Scrolling Shoot-'Em-Up Game
  • Creating a Platform Game
  • Creating a Mouse Clicker Game
  • Bug Finding and Fixing
  • Additional Concepts
  • Distribution and Publishing
  • Fusion 2.5+
  • Help and Resources