Windows Game Programming For Dummies
Get the scoop on DirectDraw, DirectInput physics modeling, and more!
The one book you need to begin building your own games
Game programming is a challenge - even if you're a veteran C/C++ programmer. This friendly guide by a legendary game developer delivers just what you need to get started on 2D games. Now revised to cover the latest DirectX and Windows releases, it shows you step by step how to tackle everything from graphics and sound to input and installation - even games marketing!
All this on the bonus CD-ROM
* Microsoft DirectX application programming interface SDK v. 8.1
* Paint Shop Pro evaluation version
* Examples, games, and source code from the book
* Plus bonus chapters
System Requirements: PC running Windows 9x/2000/Me/XP, Windows NT 4 or later; 64MB of RAM, 128MB recommended. See the About the CD Appendix for details and complete system requirements.