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Video Game Programming for Kids, Second Edition by Jonathan S. Harbour

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Introduction

This book will teach you how to write your own video games using the BASIC language. You will learn all the basics of programming from the very beginning. No experience required!

The programs in this book will work with a free BASIC compiler called QB64 (see the link in the “Downloads” section). QB64 is a modern variation of QuickBASIC that supports all previous versions of BASIC dating back to the 1960s (including programs with or without line numbers and programs with subs/functions). You can load nearly any old .bas or .qb file into QB64, and it will run!

This book teaches structured programming at a very easy level, so the reader will learn good programming techniques without getting stuck in complexity. The writing style of ...

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