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The Game Maker's apprentice is an engaging and accessible introduction to the fascinating world of Computer Game design.
Each chapter uses a hands on approach, creating example games in the free Gamemaker software, that allows the reader to build up a broad toolkit of games design skills. New programming structures are introduced in a clear and simple way, always accompanied by examples.
I have used this book to teach Games design to secondary pupils and they have found it very entertaining as well as technically challenging.
I would not hesitate to recommend this book to anybody who would like to try designing their own games or would like to teach Games Design… Read more