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Building HTML5 Games with ImpactJS

An Introduction On HTML5 Game Development

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Making video games is hard work that requires technical skills, a lot of planning, and—most critically—a commitment to completing the project. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn step-by-step how to create a real 2D game from start to finish. In the process, you’ll use Impact, the JavaScript game framework that works with HTML5’s Canvas element.


On May 29 Mariam Dholkawala wrote:
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On Apr 25 Chris Harback wrote:
Overall, I found the content in the book to be well organized, informative, helpful, and written in a compelling voice. Mr. Freeman is a great writer who conveys his knowledge really well. He should consider writing more on this subject. Full Review  >

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On Apr 6 Matt Hulse wrote:
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On Apr 1 Richard Hamilton wrote: A concise, easy read that provides an excellent introduction to building 2D side-scrolling HTML5 games with Impact
Introducing HTML5 Game Development is a short 120 page book that is an easy, concise read that provides an excellent introduction to building a 2D side-scrolling HTML5 game using Impact, a JavaScript game framework. While the author notes that there are free JavaScript game frameworks, he chose to base the book on Impact since it “has an extra level of polish I haven’t seen with anything else so far”. Full Review  >

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On Mar 21 David Hayden wrote: Great Introduction to Impact
Learn how to create a game using the Impact JavaScript Game Engine from start to finish. Build sprites and sprite sheets; game levels; and monsters, heros, and weapons that interact in your first game! Full Review  >

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On Feb 28 Manno Bult wrote: Introducing HTML5 Game Development by Jesse Freeman (O’Reilly Media)
Jesse Freeman‘s Introducing HTML5 Game Development, Developing Games with Impact is an excellent read for anyone willing to get their hands dirty with JavaScript as language of choice for game development. It offers general insights on what is needed to develop a game. Topics include writing game design docs, using… Full Review  >

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