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The Game Jam Survival Guide

Christer Kaitila

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.

Description

The Game Jam Survival Guide is an insider view of game jams packed full of expert advice; leading with tips and tricks on how to build a great game with just 48 hours; but clearly defining what should be avoided at all costs during Game Jam mayhem. The reader is led through each half-day phase; from the beginning of your quest in hours 1-12 to breaking through "the wall" on day two and finally reaching the finishing line in hours 37-48.Although the book is intended for beginners and experts alike, the reader will already know how to program (in any language). He or she will love games and want to learn how to best make their own game in a wild and crazy 48-hour period.

Customer Reviews

Horrible Sample

The book sample is only 18 pages, but only 3 pages of that is content. 2 of those pages is the preface!

useful

Some obvious tips, many non-obvious tips. For example: drink water, not redbull. And explanations why. Lots of good resources and examples. Read it weeks before the jam, so you have time to practice your pipelines.

The Game Jam Survival Guide
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  • $14.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Programming
  • Published: Apr 02, 2012
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing
  • Seller: Ingram DV LLC
  • Print Length: 114 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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