Game Programming Books

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. The Game Maker's Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners (Book & CD)
    1. The Game Maker's Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners (Book & CD) by Jacob Habgood, Mark Overmars and Phil Wilson Published: July 10, 2006 Score: 2.46
  2. Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots Real World Training
    2. Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots Real World Training by Jeff Van West and Kevin Lane-Cummings Published: June 18, 2007 Score: 2.15
  3. Beginning Android Games
    3. Beginning Android Games by Mario Zechner Published: April 21, 2011 Score: 2.08
  4. Level Up!: The Guide to Great Video Game Design
    4. Level Up!: The Guide to Great Video Game Design by Scott Rogers Published: September 7, 2010 Score: 1.48
  5. Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform (Pragmatic Programmers)
    5. Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform (Pragmatic Programmers) by Ed Burnette Published: November 17, 2009 Score: 1.4
  6. A Theory of Fun for Game Design
    6. A Theory of Fun for Game Design by Raph Koster Published: November 6, 2004 Score: 1.35
  7. Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America
    7. Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America by Jeff Ryan Published: August 4, 2011 Score: 0.95
  8. Learning Cocos2D: A Hands-On Guide to Building iOS Games with Cocos2D, Box2D, and Chipmunk
    8. Learning Cocos2D: A Hands-On Guide to Building iOS Games with Cocos2D, Box2D, and Chipmunk by Rod Strougo and Ray Wenderlich Published: July 17, 2011 Score: 0.88
  9. The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design
    9. The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design by Flint Dille and John Zuur Platten Published: January 8, 2008 Score: 0.78
  10. Programming Video Games for the Evil Genius
    10. Programming Video Games for the Evil Genius by Ian Cinnamon Published: February 29, 2008 Score: 0.73
  11. Learning iOS Game Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your First iPhone Game
    11. Learning iOS Game Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building Your First iPhone Game by Mike Daley Published: September 13, 2010 Score: 0.7
  12. Beginning C++ Through Game Programming
    12. Beginning C++ Through Game Programming by Michael Dawson Published: October 18, 2010 Score: 0.68
  13. Land of Lisp: Learn to Program in Lisp, One Game at a Time!
    13. Land of Lisp: Learn to Program in Lisp, One Game at a Time! by Conrad Barski Published: November 12, 2010 Score: 0.64
  14. Beautiful Evidence
    14. Beautiful Evidence by Edward R. Tufte Published: July 1, 2006 Score: 0.63
  15. Gamification by Design: Implementing Game Mechanics in Web and Mobile Apps
    15. Gamification by Design: Implementing Game Mechanics in Web and Mobile Apps by Gabe Zichermann and Christopher Cunningham Published: August 19, 2011 Score: 0.61
  16. Game Programming for Teens, 3rd Edition
    16. Game Programming for Teens, 3rd Edition by Maneesh Sethi Published: August 14, 2008 Score: 0.6
  17. Game Engine Architecture
    17. Game Engine Architecture by Jason Gregory, Jeff Lander and Matt Whiting Published: July 10, 2009 Score: 0.54
  18. ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University (2nd Edition)
    18. ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University (2nd Edition) by Gary Rosenzweig Published: January 23, 2011 Score: 0.54
  19. Game Coding Complete, Third Edition
    19. Game Coding Complete, Third Edition by Mike McShaffry Published: March 5, 2009 Score: 0.49
  20. Programming Game AI by Example
    20. Programming Game AI by Example by Mat Buckland Published: September 30, 2004 Score: 0.47
  21. Typography Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design
    21. Typography Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design by Timothy Samara Published: September 4, 2004 Score: 0.44
  22. Adobe Photoshop CS2 Classroom in a Book
    22. Adobe Photoshop CS2 Classroom in a Book by Anita Dennis Published: June 3, 2005 Score: 0.44
  23. Mathematics for 3D Game Programming and Computer Graphics, Third Edition
    23. Mathematics for 3D Game Programming and Computer Graphics, Third Edition by Eric Lengyel Published: June 2, 2011 Score: 0.44
  24. 3ds Max Modeling for Games, Second Edition: Insider's Guide to Game Character, Vehicle, and Environment Modeling: Volume I
    24. 3ds Max Modeling for Games, Second Edition: Insider's Guide to Game Character, Vehicle, and Environment Modeling: Volume I by Andrew Gahan Published: July 1, 2011 Score: 0.4
  25. Learning Processing: A Beginner's Guide to Programming Images, Animation, and Interaction (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics)
    25. Learning Processing: A Beginner's Guide to Programming Images, Animation, and Interaction (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics) by Daniel Shiffman Published: September 2, 2008 Score: 0.4

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