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Foundation Game Design with ActionScript 3.0, Second Edition by Rex van der Spuy

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Chapter 1

Programming Foundations: How To Make A Video Game

Congratulations on picking up this book! Video game design is one of the most interesting and creative things you can do with a computer. You're about to embark on a remarkable journey, and this book will guide you every step of the way.

So how do you make a video game? Although there are probably as many ways to make games as there are readers of this book, a good place to start is with a technology called Flash and ActionScript. Not only is it easy to learn how to make games with these technologies, but you can also use them to produce games of great complexity and professional quality ...

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