Develop Cross-platform Mobile Games with Packt’s new Learning ShiVa 3D Game Development book

November 2012 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Learning ShiVa 3D Game Development; the book that will help readers to create a mobile game quickly and place it on various mobile platforms at the same time. Written by Wade Tracy, this book would allow them to have a wider scope of distribution and a great opportunity to sell mobile games.

ShiVa3D is every developer’s first choice for easily creating wonderful 3D real-time applications and games for Mac OS, Windows, Blackberry, Linux, Palm, Android, iPhone, Wii and the iPad. ShiVa is a leading cross-platform 3D game engine, WYSIWYG 3D Editor, and MMO Server.

Learning ShiVa 3D Game Development starts off by taking the readers through the important features of ShiVa 3D.  The book also takes the readers through designing the game components in the editor and offer proper explanations for every line of scripting used. The editor of ShiVa 3D also allows the reader to do everything from scripting, to complex physics interactions, to special effects with only a few adjustments to pre-configured settings. The book also guides through the addition of input via keyboard, mouse, or touch screen as also adding sound effects and music to the game.

Learning ShiVa 3D Game Development is a step-by-step hands-on introduction, perfect for those just getting started in mobile development, use the StoneScript scripting language to handle object interactions and game events and use the ShiVa editor to create special effects, realistic physics, and level design.

This book assumes no prior mobile game development or ShiVa3D experience, and is therefore suited to the absolute beginner looking to learn about both. As game development platforms are so diverse, this book will also serve as a quick introduction for seasoned game developers. This book is now available for purchase in print and popular e-book formats at the publisher book-page.


Learning ShiVa3D Game Development
Get a grip on ShiVa 3D mobile game development with this step-by-step, hands-on tutorial

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/learning-shiva3d-game-development/book

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