This book will guide you through the basic game development process using Python,covering game topics including graphics, sound, artificial intelligence, animation, game engines, etc. Real games are created as you work through the text and significant parts of a game engine are built and made available for download. New chapters on card games and a side-scroller. The companion files contain all of the resources described in the book, e.g., example code, game assets, video/sound editing software, and color figures. Instructor resourcesare available for use as a textbook.
James R. Parker, PhD is a professor of Art and Digital Media at the University of Calgary. His areas of research include computer games and media art, computer simulation, andeducational technology. Dr. Parker is the author of Game Development Using Python, 2/E (Mercury Learning) and The Guide to Simulations and Games (Wiley).