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David "Rez" Graham is a self-taught programmer who has been writing games in his basement since 1996. In 2005, he landed a programming job at Super-Ego Games where he worked on mini-games and AI for Barbie Diaries: High School Mystery for the PC. He also worked on a comedy adventure game called RatRace for the PlayStation 3. In 2008, Rez went to work for Planet Moon and worked on Brain Quest for the Game Boy DS and Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter for the Wii. Rez went to PlayFirst in 2010 where he worked on Diner Dash: Grillin' Green for the iPad and was the lead engineer for Wedding Dash for the iPhone 4. Rez currently works at Electronic Arts as an AI programmer for the Sims division. He has shipped two titles there, which include The Sims Medieval and the Pirates & Nobles Adventure Pack. He is currently the lead AI programmer for an upcoming Sims title.
This book covers a lot of topics that most other books leave out.
The book opened my eyes to so many new ideas and concepts, I now find it hard to imagine what it feels like not knowing them, as if I always knew them.
Anyway, I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to know more about game development.
WARNING: IF YOU ARE AFRAID OF COMPLICATED WINDOWS API CODE, THIS WILL BE ROUGH!!!
This book is riddled with complicated and 90% windows specific code. Read more
I bought this for my son who wants to learn how to make games. I read through a bit of it which is saying something in that it's an engaging book, easy to read and without a doubt... Read morePublished 3 months ago by ryan banta
Includes topics that most books on similar subjects often neglect. The author(s) explain, in detail, the structure and importance of game architecture before they delve into more... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Zach Duhamell
Bought as a gift...my brother absolutely loved it and said it was full of great information. Very pleased with this purchase.Published 7 months ago by Samantha
A really good book with a lot of content, however its organization is a bit iffy at times. Several chapters "jump around" and it takes you a bit of extra time to figure out... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Andrew
book came as if it's still brand new. original owner kept it nice and clean for resale, still very useful, according to my kid.if that;s the vase, then i'm happy for it.Published 10 months ago by Jing Garcia
Finally, I’ve got around to reading (and finishing) Game Coding Complete, and it’s up there on the list of great game development resources. Read morePublished 12 months ago by A. M. Hernandez