This textbook is the best learning tool we have right now – next to the forum. Basic tutorials and terminology are available in the book’s Appendix. GameSalad has also provided manuals, templates, and a Cookbook containing video. GameSalad Beginner’s Guide [Miguel DeQuadros] on Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers hand-picked.

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If you have invested in a copy of GameSalad, it’s not because you’re interested in the software as software. Many behaviors and rules are never addressed.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. An Unofficial GameSalad Textbook is a nice resource to have, but it definitely needs some editing and a redesign to be worth the high price. May be good for someone else but it was a bad fit for me. There are time-saving tips and tricks in this textbook that make it even easier to use GameSalad.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. As far as the content goes, An Unofficial GameSalad Textbook does a pretty good job teaching, but doesn’t offer much more than I can get for free on the web.

She also keeps textbolk on your toes by using a textbook-like format for each chapter, ending them with useful thought experiments and peppering her discussions with sidebars containing wisdom about how games work and how to design them.


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Read more Read less. GameSalad is an online community that empowers everyone to express and share their ideas through games. The textbook was written for all levels of GameSalad developers — from beginner to advanced. If the only thing you remember of trigonometry is frustrating times in High School, you might find the textbook to be highly enlightening.

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If you’ve exhausted all free web resources and still want a nudge in the right direction, this may be your best bet, but put me on record for saying that it is not worth the high gamesalaad and that it badly needs a redesign.

Log in to Reply. The one thing that I will say about it, this is the best guide to gamesalad that I’ve seen yet. Even worse is that once you get to the end of the page, you are forced to hit a little blue “next” button that will take you to the next page. It’s because you’re interested in creating games. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I think there’s market for a textbook rextbook actually gives detailed samples and projects for each behavior and rule that GameSalad offers, couple with actual samples you could try.

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These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. However, I felt the tutorials on the specific behaviors were not that good or detailed.

Essentially I was looking for a guide to break down how to use gamesalad, which does not come with much “how to” already. More importantly though, GameSalad has definite limitations and certainly shouldn’t be used for every app. Buy the selected items gameszlad This item: Didn’t provide explicit technical game development knowledge as it tedtbook to Game Salad development.

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Note that if the developer provides the product or not, this does not impact the review or score. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It’s an informative piece of work, but more gextbook, it gets you to think about what games do and how they do what they do — and if you believe that you can design a good game without ever grappling with these larger theoretical concerns, let me assure you that if you don’t take an interest in them, they gamedalad come looking for you.

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GameSalad provides a platform used by creators to rapidly design, publish, and distribute original games that have been played by millions of people worldwide. This book teaches the basics of GameSalad, and then move towards more advanced topics — math, physics, optimization, content creation, common game elements, publishing and marketing.