About the Book
- Part I demonstrates basic game mechanisms and components from the Phaser JS Game Framework using the OLOO paradigm. It starts by showing you how you to build game mechanisms in any Phaser version! By the end of Part I, you’ll have a complete, fully-functional Game Prototype , reusable components, and the supporting tools to manage further game production. You’ll have a game character’s visual and its meta descriptions. Learn to control your avatar through either the keyboard, mouse, or touch-screen interfaces. Develop game environments, create game scene migrations and then learn how to use collision detection within a standard game loops. Build dynamic menu response system,and an interactive game world.
You’ll find detailed working examples on the book's website (with dozens of illustrations and many concepts) you can freely apply to your own gaming projects. All the source code comments enhance the book’s explanation.
What you’ll learn:
- By the end of this workbook, you’ll have integrated into your own game designs:
- Adopted processes for business project management and agile software development.
- Organized a standard file structure for developing games in general;
- Used a blank game template to scaffold further game projects;
- Imported resources and game assets;
- Displayed, animated and moved game avatars on various screen renderings;
- Managed groups of game objects;
- Deployed heads-up display (HUD) on game scenes both inside and outside the canvas;
- Used customized web fonts;
- Incorporated multiple game-inputs (touch, multi-touch, accelerometer, mouse, and keyboard);
- Rendered several physics systems;
- Included graphics effects (gfx) (particle systems, rotations, fades, shaders and more);
- Created and managed game state-phases;
- Managed permanent game assets across state-phases;
- Optimized your game for various mobile devices;
- Integrated 3rd-party scripts and services;
- Deploy single-player games.
- Web Sockets demystified for scalable massive online game deployments.
Who This Book Is For:
About the Author
Avatar is an adorable cartoon sketch of my wife. 43nd anniversary this Sept 1!
Stephen Gose, Ph.D. Information Systems (honorary) (and second-generation German) is a retired Professor Emeritus with a 40-year career as a certified network engineer, and "Certified Cisco Academy Instructor" (CCAI) since 2002. He is listed in the Who's Who for Information Technology for his directly-related work for the Internet backbones found in the Caribbean, Netherlands, Israel, and Russia. He was awarded "Letters of Appreciation" from AT&T, the German, Israeli, Dutch, and Russian Governments. Steve has nearly three decades of international "teaching and conference lecturing" in both Local-Area and Wide-Area Networks, network security, Internet backbones, software engineering, and program/project management. He is a retired US Army Signal Corps Officer. He earned, in 2014, the ITT Technical Institute's "Instructor of the Year" out of 8,000 instructors across 144 campuses throughout the USA.
He graduated from Grand Canyon University with his first B.A. in Religions and Music Education, then a B.S. in Business Admin. from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A in International Management from Liberty University. He is currently pursuing his Th.D. He has served as a licensed minister since 1972 and as a missionary to Okinawa, Japan. He earned the US Army Chaplains Outstanding service award in 1983.
In his spare (?) time, Steve enjoys creating online casual games and managing his online gaming business.
My driving theme: "Always stay humble and kind"
His personal website is: http://www.Stephen-Gose.com./
His game showcase is: http://www.renown-games.com
His theology website: http://kingdomofgodprinciples.com/
Game Support Site: http://makingbrowsergames.com/
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