The author tries to hard to cover the basics of making games. It sort of reminds me a class study guide, i.e., everything lumped together in a highly condensed manner.Published on June 5 2004 by Taddese Zicke
The title of this book suggests two things to me. The first is that it provides a complete guide to game coding. Read morePublished on Feb. 17 2004 by Dave Astle
I just wanted to weigh in with my thoughts on this book. I really enjoyed it, no I loved it.
I have an addiction that involves buying every darn programming book released on... Read more
Although the author, in his comment below, points out that correctly-running code is available at his web site, he neglects to note that this code will only work with Visual Studio... Read morePublished on Dec 29 2003
For a complete book it is heavily lacking in many areas... if you want something more complete check out the Introduction to 3D Game Programming with DirectX 9. Read morePublished on Dec 7 2003 by JJ4America
As someone who just has about 3 years of programming experience and is finishing up high school this year, I found this book to very helpful. Read morePublished on Dec 4 2003 by MRom
This is an excellent book. The author clearly is an expert on the subject who has spent years developing mainstream commercial games (eg Ultima series). Read morePublished on Oct. 6 2003 by Codehead
I have studied a lot of the "standard" game coding books recently. This is the first game book I have read that I was sorry when I got to the end because there wasn't any... Read morePublished on Sept. 10 2003 by "spotland"