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 65 beste boeken voor een Game Developer:

Video Game Storytelling

Video Game Storytelling

Video Game Storytelling - Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780385345828 | 176 pagina's

This is a guide to the basic storytelling principles essential for producing truly memorable video games. It provides developers with comprehensive, but easy-to-follow advice. It comes from video game writer and game writing instructor Evan Skolnick. Video Game Storytelling provides developers with comprehensive, but easy-to-follow advice for facilitating the creation of compelling storylines in today's …

Build An Html5 Game

Build An Html5 Game

Build An Html5 Game - Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781593275754 | 224 pagina's

If you already have even basic familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you're ready to learn how to build a browser-based game. InBuild an HTML5 Game, you'll use your skills to create a truly cross-platform bubble-shooter game - playable in both desktop and mobile browsers. As you follow along with this in-depth, hands-on tutorial, you'll …

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 …

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 …

Animation Unleashed

Animation Unleashed

Animation Unleashed - Engels | E-book | 9781615930111 | 280 pagina's

Animation is a powerful tool for communication. This book reveals key principles, useful for both professional and beginner animators, which will help them harness the full power of this exciting and ever expanding medium.

The Advanced Game Developer's Toolkit

The Advanced Game Developer's Toolkit

The Advanced Game Developer's Toolkit - Engels | Druk: 1st ed. | Paperback | 9781484210987 | 185 pagina's

Master the most important skills and techniques you need to know for professional HTML5 and JavaScript 2D game development. This book delves into many of the great classic techniques of video game design. You'll discover how to develop games and game levels using Tiled Editor, how to implement tile-based collision, how to design advanced pathfinding …

The Advanced Game Developer's Toolkit

The Advanced Game Developer's Toolkit

The Advanced Game Developer's Toolkit - Engels | E-book | 9781484210970

Master the most important skills and techniques you need to know for professional HTML5 and JavaScript 2D game development. This book delves into many of the great classic techniques of video game design. You'll discover how to develop games and game levels using Tiled Editor, how to implement tile-based collision, how to design advanced pathfinding …

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 …

Build an HTML5 Game

Build an HTML5 Game

Build an HTML5 Game - Engels | E-book | 9781593276782

If you already have even basic familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you're ready to learn how to build a browser-based game. In Build an HTML5 Game, you'll use your skills to create a truly cross-platform bubble-shooter game—playable in both desktop and mobile browsers. As you follow along with this in-depth, hands-on tutorial, you'll learn …

Postmortems from Game Developer

Postmortems from Game Developer

Postmortems from Game Developer - Engels | Druk: New title | Paperback | 9781578202140 | 328 pagina's

The popular Postmortem column in Game Developer magazine features firsthand accounts of how some of the most important and successful games of recent years have been made. This book offers the opportunity to harvest this expertise with one volume. The editor has organized the articles by theme and added previously unpublished analysis to reveal successful …

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