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Includes 4 items: AppGameKit - Giant Asset Pack 1, AppGameKit - Giant Asset Pack 2, AppGameKit: Easy Game Development, The Official AppGameKit Tutorial Guide Vol 1

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About This Content

Unleash the full power of AppGameKit - a programming language designed to help you create video games that will run on almost any device.
The Official AppGameKit Tutorial Guide Vol 1 helps beginners and users fulfil the true potential of this powerful programming language, and gives you the expertise you need to fully express your imagination and create your own professional-level games.

With nearly 1000 pages, the Guide gives you detailed explanations of every statement covered, often with sample programs to show exactly how the statement operates and how it can be used. As you read through the Guide you will move from novice to expert in easy-to-follow steps, including all the basics such as sprites, text, data types, user input and more. You'll find many short and longer programs as well as incremental builds of complete games. All of this is accompanied by hundreds of activities for you to carry out as you read through the text (with complete solutions, just in case you need a little extra help).

The Official AppGameKit Tutorial Guides are so much more than just a reference book - they are designed to train you in the art of computer programming.

The Official AppGameKit Tutorial Guide Vol 1 will help you discover how to:

  • Design, implement, and test a game
  • How to produce animations
  • Display videos
  • Add sound effects
  • Control on-screen movement
  • You'll learn how to use touch, keyboard, mouse and joystick commands
  • How to make use of library files to speed up production
  • How to keep a record of top scores
  • Manipulate images
  • Create your own fonts

The Official App Game Kit Tutorial Guide Vol 1 includes these sections:
  • Algorithms
  • Background Intel
  • Starting AppGameKit BASIC
  • Data
  • Selection
  • Iteration and Debugging
  • A First Look at Resources
  • Spot the Difference Game
  • User-Defined Functions
  • String and Maths Functions
  • Arrays
  • Records and Bit Operators
  • File Handling
  • Multimedia Resources
  • User Input
  • Program Structure Templates
  • Sprite Movement
  • Sprite Animation
  • Creating Games
  • Sync() and Images
  • Text Resources
  • Particles
  • Advanced Sprites
  • Screen Handling
  • User Input - 2

The Official AppGameKit Tutorial Guide Vol 1 was written and designed by Alistair Stewart, owner of 'Digital Skills' and author of the highly respected 'Hands On' series of books. He has many years of experience creating educational material to help anyone learn how to program computers. Alistair is also the author of The Official AppGameKit Tutorial Guide Vol 2, which tackles more complex categories such as 3D, terrains, physics, mem blocks, and builds on the areas covered in Volume 1.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/744150/The_Official_AppGameKit_Tutorial_Guide_Vol_2/

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2 or better
    • Processor: Intel Celeron / Athlon Sempron or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Open GL 2.0 compatible or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Sound Card: N/A
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or better
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 / Athlon 2 X2 or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 470GTX Titan / ATI Radeon 5850 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Sound Card: N/A
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mountain Lion 10.8 or better for IDE (10.7 for compiled apps)
    • Processor: Intel Celeron or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Open GL 2.0 compatible or better
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Sound Card: N/A
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mountain Lion 10.9 or better
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 or better
    • Memory: 2 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia / ATI (shader model 4.0+, year 2009) or better
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Sound Card: N/A
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 (may work with others)
    • Processor: Intel Celeron / Athlon Sempron or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Open GL 2.0 compatible or better
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 (may work with others)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 / Athlon 2 X2 or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 470GTX Titan / ATI Radeon 5850 or better
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
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