English | 2010 | ISBN: 0321699424 | PDF | pages: 440 | 7.9 mb
Since the launch of the App Store, games have been the hottest category of apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Get Started Fast with iOS Game Programming
That means your best chance of tapping into the iPhone/iPad "Gold Rush" is to put out a killer game that everyone wants to play (and talk about). While many people think games are hard to build, they can actually be quite easy, and Learning iOS Game Programming is your perfect bner's guide. Michael Daley walks you through every step as you build a killer 2D game for the iPhone.
In Learning iOS Game Programming, you'll learn how to build a 2D tile map game, Sir Lamorak's Quest: The Spell of Release (which is free in the App Store). You can and play the game you're going to build while you learn about the code and everything behind the scenes. Daley identifies the key characteristics of a successful iPhone game and introduces the technologies, teology, and tools you will use. Then, he carefully guides you through the whole development process: from planning storylines and game play all the way through testing and tuning.
the free version of Sir Lamorak's Quest from the App Store today, while you learn how to build the game in this book.