Create unique games with UnrealScript using Packt's new book and e-book

February 2013 | Cookbooks, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the launch of a new book, titled UnrealScript Game Programming Cookbook UnrealScript Game Programming Cookbook. Written in a cookbook style it explores the full potential of UnrealScript used with Unreal's widely used game engine. Readers will learn to utilize the game's built-in AI in UDK comparable with today's modern games.

About the Author: Dave Voyles is a coordinator for Xbox LIVE's Indie Games Uprisings and the managing editor at Armless Octopus. He has extensive experience in C# and UnrealScript, and all facets of the Unreal Engine, as well as a number of 3D modeling suites, including 3DS Max and Maya. In 2012, he has also been awarded the prestigious Most Valued Professional for Xbox.

UnrealScript Game Programming Cookbook introduces users to a world of high-level game programming. Readers will learn through various techniques described in a cookbook style how to make impressive games, and implement various features of UDK using advanced UnrealScript.

Readers will learn how to duplicate some of the advanced techniques used in today's First Person Shoot-out games. The book will take users through AI scripting and HUD design, scripting cameras etc, and goes on to explain how to meticulously program their own AI which is most essential for a good game.

The cookbook covers important topics such as:

Chapter 1: Development Environments

Chapter 2: Archetypes and Prefabs

Chapter 3: Scripting a Camera System

Chapter 4: Crafting Pickups

Chapter 5: AI and Navigation

Chapter 6: Weapons

Chapter 7: HUD

Chapter 8: Miscellaneous Recipes

Professional developers working with Unreal Engine and UnrealScript will find this book to be a good read. This book is out now and is available in print and electronic formats. For more information, please visit the link: http://www.packtpub.com/unrealscript-game-programming-cookbook/book


UnrealScript Game Programming Cookbook
Discover how you can utilize the advanced functionality offered by the Unreal Engine with UnrealScript

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/unrealscript-game-programming-cookbook/book

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