Godot Engine Game Development Projects: Build five cross-platform 2D and 3D games with Godot 3.0
Author: Chris Bradfield
ISBN-10 书号: 1788831500
ISBN-13 书号: 9781788831505
Release Finelybook 出版日期: 2018-06-29
pages 页数: 298
Book Description to Finelybook sorting
Godot Engine Game Development Projects is an introduction to the Godot game engine and its new 3.0 version. Godot 3.0 brings a large number of new features and capabilities that make it a strong alternative to expensive commercial game engines. For beginners, Godot offers a friendly way to learn game development techniques, while for experienced developers it is a powerful, customizable tool that can bring your visions to life.
This book consists of five projects that will help developers achieve a sound understanding of the engine when it comes to building games.
Game development is complex and involves a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills. This book can help you build on your foundation level skills by showing you how to create a number of small-scale game projects. Along the way, you will learn how Godot works and discover important game development techniques that you can apply to your projects.
Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach and practical examples, the book will take you from the absolute basics through to sophisticated game physics, animations, and other techniques. Upon completing the final project, you will have a strong foundation for future success with Godot 3.0.
2: COIN DASH
3: ESCAPE THE MAZE
4: SPACE ROCKS
5: JUNGLE JUMP (PLATFORMER)
6: 3D MINIGOLF
7: ADDITIONAL TOPICS
What You Will Learn
Get started with the Godot game engine and editor
Organize a game project
Import graphical and audio assets
Use Godot’s node and scene system to design robust, reusable game objects
Write code in GDScript to capture input and build complex behaviors
Implement user interfaces to display information
Create visual effects to spice up your game
Learn techniques that you can apply to your own game projects
Chris Bradfield has worked in the Internet technology space for over 25 years. He has worked in the online gaming space for a number of MMO and social gaming publishers in South Korea and the United States. In his game industry career he has served as a game designer, developer, product manager, and team leader.
In 2012, he discovered a love for teaching and founded KidsCanCode to provide programming instruction and curriculum to young students. He is a member of the Godot Engine documentation team, and works to provide learning resources for game development students around the world.