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Learning AWS Lumberyard Game Development

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Learn
  • Explore Lumberyard’s graphical user interface
  • Create stunning game worlds
  • Use Geppetto editor to create 3D characters
  • Create and animate game characters using Lumberyard’s toolset
  • Create impressive gameplay to add multiplayer functionality to your game
  • Debug and play your 3D game
  • Add multiplayer functionality to your game using Amazon GameLift
  • Integrate with Amazon cloud services to support cloud computing and storage
  • Engage your users during gameplay with Twitch
About

Amazon’s Lumberyard is a 3D cross-platform game development engine for building high-quality AAA games. It makes the process of creating multi-player games and adding realistic characters, stunning terrains, and special effects much faster and more efficient.

This book will show you how to use Lumberyard to create a multiplayer 3D game with cloud computing, storage, and Twitch integration for user engagement. We will start with an introduction to Lumberyard and provide an overview of its capabilities and integration options. Once the game engine is installed, we’ll guide you through the creation of an immersive game world with characters. You’ll add animations and audio to bring the game to life. We’ll explore external interactions to support live multiplayer game play, data storage, user engagement, and the back end.

By the end of the book, you will be efficient in building cross-platform games using Lumberyard.

Features
  • Build a multiplayer 3D game from scratch using the features of Amazon's Lumberyard
  • Explore the world of Lumberyard along with Twitch and various key Amazon Web Services to build a game
  • This step-by-step practical guide will teach you how to build cross-platform games using Lumberyard
Page Count 268
Course Length 8 hours 2 minutes
ISBN 9781786460868
Date Of Publication 27 Oct 2016

Authors

Dr. Edward Lavieri

Dr. Edward Lavieri is a veteran software engineer and developer with a strong academic background. He earned a Doctorate of Computer Science from Colorado Technical University, an MS in Management Information Systems (Bowie State University), an MS in Education (Capella University), and an MS in Operations Management (University of Arkansas). He has been creating and teaching computer science courses since 2002. Edward retired from the U.S. Navy as a Command Master Chief after 25 years of active service. He is the founder and creative director of three19, a software design and development studio. Edward has authored more than a dozen technology books, including several on Java.