Program Arcade Games

With Python and Pygame

by Paul Craven

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Book Description

Learn and use Python and PyGame to design and build cool arcade games. In Program Arcade Games: With Python and PyGame, 4th Edition, Dr. Paul Vincent Craven teaches you how to create fun and simple quiz games; integrate and start using graphics; animate graphics; integrate and use game controllers; add sound and bit-mapped graphics; and build grid-based games.

After reading and using this book, you'll be able to learn to program and build simple arcade game applications using one of today's most popular programming languages, Python. You can even deploy onto Steam and other Linux-based game systems as well as Android, one of today's most popular mobile and tablet platforms.

You'll learn:
- How to create quiz games;
- How to integrate and start using graphics;
- How to animate graphics;
- How to integrate and use game controllers;
- How to add sound and bit-mapped graphics;
- How to build grid-based games.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Create a Custom Calculator
 
Chapter 2
What is a Computer Language?
 
Chapter 3
Quiz Games and If Statements
 
Chapter 4
Guessing Games with Random Numbers and Loops
 
Chapter 5
Introduction to Graphics
 
Chapter 6
Back to Looping
 
Chapter 7
Introduction to Lists
 
Chapter 8
Introduction to Animation
 
Chapter 9
Functions
 
Chapter 10
Controllers and Graphics
 
Chapter 11
Bitmapped Graphics and Sound
 
Chapter 12
Introduction to Classes
 
Chapter 13
Introduction to Sprites
 
Chapter 14
Libraries and Modules
 
Chapter 15
Searching
 
Chapter 16
Array-Backed Grids
 
Chapter 17
Sorting
 
Chapter 18
Exceptions
 
Chapter 19
Recursion
 
Chapter 20
Formatting
 

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Apress
Published
2017
Pages
392
Edition
4
Language
English
ISBN13
9781484217894
ISBN10
1484217896
ISBN13 Digital
9781484217900
ISBN10 Digital
148421790X
License
All rights reserved

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