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  • Hardcover: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Charles River Media; 1 edition (22 Jan. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781584505273
  • ISBN-13: 978-1584505273
  • ASIN: 1584505273
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 4.4 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,671,035 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The seventh volume of the "Game Programming Gems" series is the latest volume is this must-have reference series for game developers. This series helped define the standards for game programming and continues to be the main resource for game programmers searching for new, innovative techniques. This volume has something for everyone on the programming team. It will help with a variety of specialized issues, as well as the more general issues that arise in every game today. These cutting-edge, ready-to-use techniques are shared by your peers in the industry and are written to make you more efficient and save hours of development time and money.With the new platforms, high-quality models, animations, physics and effects are more important than ever. Players expect nothing but the best quality, so to help ensure that your games are still delivered on time and on budget, you can use this all new collection as a key resource for achieving these goals. So, whether you're a new game programmer starting out in game programming or a seasoned pro, you will find inspiration, insight, and a plethora of new techniques for developer's tool box!

About the Author

Scott Jacobs has been working in the games industry since 1995. Currently he is a Senior Software Engineer at Destineer. Prior to this he has worked as a software engineer at the serious games company Virtual Heroes, two Ubisoft studios including Redstorm Entertainment, and began in the game development industry at Interactive Magic. He also served as the Network & Multiplayer section edition in Game Programming Gems 6. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and a house full of creatures.

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