You want to create your own games, but you're not sure just how to begin. After all, game writing can be one of the most demanding programming tasks. Whether you already know programming or are just starting, it may seem almost impossible to create a successful game. This book - a guide for anyone who has thought of designing and writing a game program - shows you how.
Robert Camp's Creating Arcade Games on the VIC is a step-by-step guide through the process of writing your own game on a home computer. From developing a game design concept to writing a complete game, you'll find every method and technique you need for creating VIC games. Detailed and clear explanations make it easy to follow along.
Here are just a few of the topics covered:
How to develop an idea
How to market a game program
Along the way, you'll be able to follow the step-by-step creation of four games, and see how the principles work out in real programming situations.
Using an unexpanded VIC-20, you'll see the power of a home computer as a game-writing tool. With this book, and your imagination, you'll soon be writing that game you only hoped you could write.
Publishers: #COMPUTEPublications (COMPUTE! Publications, Inc.)