Chapter     8

Weaponry and Special Effects

With the garden currently being overrun by ravenous zombie bunnies, you will be thankful to get some weapon-craft knowledge under your belt. Hand in hand with the rocket launchers, death rays, and other weapons of mass—or even subtle—destruction are special effects. Mayhem and destruction, as Hollywood can tell you, is just massively more entertaining with a liberal dose of smoke, sparks, fireballs, the sound of exploding structure, and dying monsters. While your little Garden Defender game is nowhere near to being a triple-A title, you will be learning the basics of weaponry and special effects in this chapter to help with whatever your end goal may be.

Weaponry

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