Boeken Game Developer

Het aantal bedrijven in Nederland dat games ontwikkelt is relatief klein, dus het aantal beschikbare vacatures voor Game Developers ook. Dit staat tegenover een steeds groter aantal studies in de richting van Game Development, waardoor de kans om snel een baan als Game Developer te vinden niet heel groot is. Daarentegen is er erg veel vraag naar onder andere programmeurs, waar je met je vaardigheden als Game Developer dus ook terecht kunt.
 
Binnen de wereld van de IT zijn er heel veel verschillende functies en specialisaties waarin je je kunt door ontwikkelen. Uiteindelijk is vaak de functie van CIO (Chief Information Officer, oftewel het hoofd van de IT-afdelingen binnen een grote corporatie) het hoogst haalbare binnen dit vakgebied.
 
Er zijn een hoop verschillende manieren om je te verdiepen in het beroep Game Developer. Je kan een opleiding volgen, maar er zijn nog andere laagdrempelige manieren om aan die kennis te komen. Hieronder kan je diverse boeken, Ebooks of DVDs vinden waarmee je meer kan leren over de functie en de inhoud van het beroep Game Developer. Er zijn boeken voor de beginner of voor de Game Developer die verder wilt ontwikkelen binnen het vakgebied.

De 58 beste boeken voor een Game Developer:

The Indie Game Developer Handbook

The Indie Game Developer Handbook

The Indie Game Developer Handbook - Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781138828421 | 262 pagina's

The indie game developer's complete guide to running a studio. The climate for the games industry has never been hotter, and this is only set to continue as the marketplace for tablets, consoles and phones grow. Seemingly every day there is a story of how a successful app or game has earned thousands of downloads …

AI for Game Developers

AI for Game Developers

AI for Game Developers - Engels | Druk: illustrated edition | Paperback | 9780596005559 | 392 pagina's

Advances in 3D visualization and physics-based simulation technology make it possible for game developers to create compelling, visually immersive gaming environments that were only dreamed of years ago. But today's game players have grown in sophistication along with the games they play. It's no longer enough to wow your players with dazzling graphics; the next …

Physics for Game Developers

Physics for Game Developers

Physics for Game Developers - Engels | Druk: 2nd ed. | Paperback | 9781449392512 | 578 pagina's

If you want to enrich your game's experience with physics-based realism, the expanded edition of this classic book details physics principles applicable to game development. You'll learn about collisions, explosions, sound, projectiles, and other effects used in games on Wii, PlayStation, Xbox, smartphones, and tablets. You'll also get a handle on how to take advantage …

Aaron Marks' Complete Guide to Game Audio

Aaron Marks' Complete Guide to Game Audio

Aaron Marks' Complete Guide to Game Audio - Engels | Druk: 3 | Paperback | 9781138795389 | 544 pagina's

Whether trying to land that first big gig or working to perfect the necessary skills to fill a game world with sound, Aaron Marks' Complete Guide to Game Audio 3rd edition will teach the reader everything they need to know about the audio side of the multi-million dollar video game industry. This book builds upon …

Practical Shader Development

Practical Shader Development

Practical Shader Development - Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781484244562 | 381 pagina's

It's time to stop thinking that shaders are magical. You can use shaders to turn data into stunning visual effects, and get your hands dirty by building your own shader with this step-by-step introduction to shader development for game and graphics developers. Learn how to make shaders that move, tint, light up, and look awesome, …

Building Games with Ethereum Smart Contracts

Building Games with Ethereum Smart Contracts

Building Games with Ethereum Smart Contracts - Engels | E-book | 9781484234921

Learn how to take your existing knowledge of Ethereum and Solidity to the next level. Hone your development skills and become more familiar with the syntax of the Solidity language by working through well-tested, well-documented intermediate-level sample projects. You will begin by covering the basics of Ethereum, Solidity, and gaming theory. From there, you will …

Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer's Handbook

Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer's Handbook

Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Developer's Handbook - Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9780735664876 | 1024 pagina's

Your expert guide to building modern applications with Visual Basic 2010 Take control of Visual Basic 2010—for everything from basic Windows and web development to advanced multithreaded applications. Written by Visual Basic experts, this handbook provides an in-depth reference on language concepts and features, as well as scenario-based guidance for putting Visual Basic to work. …

Real Time Cameras

Real Time Cameras

Real Time Cameras - Engels | Druk: New title | Hardcover | 9780123116345 | 544 pagina's

The control of cameras is as important in games as it is in cinema. How the camera tracks and moves determines our point of view and influences our attitude towards the content. A poorly designed camera system in a game can disrupt a users experience, while a well-designed one can make a good game into …

The Web Game Developer's Cookbook

The Web Game Developer's Cookbook

The Web Game Developer's Cookbook - Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9780133358674 | 367 pagina's

Want to start building great web games with HTML5 and JavaScript? Moving from Flash or other game platforms? Already building HTML5 games and want to get better and faster at it? This guide brings together everything you need: expert guidance, sample projects, and working code! Evan Burchard walks you step-by-step through quickly building 10 popular …

Video Game Storytelling

Video Game Storytelling

Video Game Storytelling - Engels | E-book | 9780385345835

UNLOCK YOUR GAME'S NARRATIVE POTENTIAL! With increasingly sophisticated video games being consumed by an enthusiastic and expanding audience, the pressure is on game developers like never before to deliver exciting stories and engaging characters. With Video Game Storytelling, game writer and producer Evan Skolnick provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-follow guide to storytelling basics and how …

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