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Foundations of Game Engine Development, Volume 2: Rendering
By Terathon Software LLC
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ean: 9780985811754, isbn: 0985811757,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
This second volume in the Foundations of Game Engine Development series explores the vast subject of real-time rendering in modern game engines. The book provides a detailed introduction to color science, world structure, projections, shaders, lighting, shadows, fog, and visibility methods. This is followed by extensive discussions of a variety of advanced rendering techniques that include volumetric effects, atmospheric shadowing, ambient occlusion, motion blur, and isosurface extraction. Empha

The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, Third Edition
By A K Peters/CRC Press
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mpn: 57537614, ean: 9781138632059, isbn: 1138632058,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Presents over 100 sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design. Written by one of the world's top game designers, this book describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design, demonstrating how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in video games. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again. New to this edition: many great examples from new VR and AR platforms as well as examp

Beautiful Evidence
By Graphics Pr
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780961392178, isbn: 0961392177,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Used. Very Good conditions. May have soft reading marks and name of the previous owner.identifies excellent and effective methods for showing nearly every kind of information, suggests many new designs (including sparklines), and provides analytical tools for assessing the credibility of evidence presentations.

Game Programming Patterns
By Genever Benning
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780990582908, isbn: 0990582906,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
The biggest challenge facing many game programmers is completing their game. Most game projects fizzle out, overwhelmed by the complexity of their own code. Game Programming Patterns tackles that exact problem. Based on years of experience in shipped AAA titles, this book collects proven patterns to untangle and optimize your game, organized as independent recipes so you can pick just the patterns you need. You will learn how to write a robust game loop, how to organize your entities using compo

The Art of Metal Gear Solid I-IV
By Dark Horse Books
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mpn: PGEEFGHEO70581, ean: 9781506705811, isbn: 1506705812,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Twenty years of tactical espionage action concept art, design, and creativity! Coming in a collectable slipcase, this two book set contains concept and key art from Metal Gear Solid, MGS2: Sons of Liberty, MGS3: Snake Eater, MGS4: Guns of the Patriots, and MGS: Peace Walker.This definitive chronicle of characters, vehicles, and weapons is the ultimate companion to the tactical espionage and future warfare of the celebrated Metal Gear universe, translated to English for the first time ever while

Grokking Algorithms: An illustrated guide for programmers and other curious people
By Manning Publications
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mpn: 42528835, ean: 9781617292231, isbn: 1617292230,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Summary Grokking Algorithms is a fully illustrated, friendly guide that teaches you how to apply common algorithms to the practical problems you face every day as a programmer. You'll start with sorting and searching and, as you build up your skills in thinking algorithmically, you'll tackle more complex concerns such as data compression and artificial intelligence. Each carefully presented example includes helpful diagrams and fully annotated code samples in Python.Learning about algorithms doe

Sekiro Shadows Die Twice, Official Game Guide
By Future Press Verlag und Marketing GmbH
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mpn: 29535431, ean: 9783869930947, isbn: 3869930942,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Get ready for the fight of your life.SEKIRO: SHADOWS DIE TWICE is a true shinobi experience--if you're not devious, patient and above all masterful, you'll almost certainly be cut down. Fear not, as Future Press have crafted a guide that makes the path to mastery clear. Sekiro's opponents are so ferocious and unyielding that defeating them in any form will take practice and dedication; beating them flawlessly requires shinobi skills that this book is designed to teach you: consider it the ultima

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild--Creating a Champion
By Dark Horse Deluxe
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mpn: 52629551, ean: 9781506710105, isbn: 1506710107,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
This oversized hardcover is the ultimate companion to the award-winning video game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and includes material from its DLC packs. Witness the making of a champion!This book features:  •  Nearly 50 pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada  •  296 Pages of design artwork and commentary about the making of the game from creators  •  55 Page historical section that divulges an in-depth history of the Hyrule of Breath of the Wi

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild-Creating a Champion Hero's Edition
By Dark Horse
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mpn: 28116395, ean: 9781506710112, isbn: 1506710115,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Dark Horse honors Link, the chosen hero, with the Hero's Edition of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild--Creating a Champion. This deluxe slipcase edition features the royal blue worn by the Hylian Champion and includes the Creating a Champion art book with an exclusive cover, a map of Hyrule printed on cloth, an art print of the Champions' photo Link hangs in his Hateno home, and a beautiful glass replica of a spirit orb. Bring light back to Hyrule with the Hero's Edition!The Creating a Cha

World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook
By Insight Editions
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mpn: 9781608878048, ean: 9781608878048, isbn: 160887804X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Prepare a feast fit for a warchief with World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook, a delicious compendium of recipes inspired by the hit online game from Blizzard Entertainment. Prepare a feast fit for a warchief with World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook, a compendium of sweet and savory recipes inspired by the hit game from Blizzard Entertainment. Presenting delicacies favored by the Horde and the Alliance alike, this authorized cookbook teaches apprentice chefs how to conjure up a menu of

The Art of Borderlands 3
By Insight Editions
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ean: 9781683835714, isbn: 1683835719,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
The Art of Borderlands 3 explores the creation and iconic design of Gearbox Software’s award-winning hit video game series.The Art of Borderlands 3 is a breathtaking celebration of Gearbox Software’s critically acclaimed role-playing shooter video game series. Featuring hundreds of pieces of dynamic concept art, this book includes full-color images that illustrate how the Borderlands team brought the game’s larger-than-life characters, expansive world, and diverse array of weapons to life.

Red Dead Redemption 2: The Complete Official Guide Collector's Edition
By Piggyback
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mpn: 1911015540SRQ, ean: 9781911015543, isbn: 1911015540,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Red Dead Redemption 2 Complete Official Guide Collector's Edition Compiled and crafted in association with Rockstar Games, this guide is your indispensable companion to the vast, dangerous, and breathtaking world of Red Dead Redemption 2.BONUS: Exclusive character art gallery with unique biographies PREMIUM HARDCOVER: with guide pages printed on superior-quality art paper. GUIDE DETAILS HUNDREDS OF UNTOLD TALES, TOLD: All events at your fingertips, from the most memorable missions to the rarest

Fallout: The Vault Dweller's Official Cookbook
By Insight Editions
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mpn: 44D5DDB844, ean: 9781683833970, isbn: 168383397X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Craft your own glass of Nuka-Cola, a bowl of BlamCo Mac & Cheese, and more with the recipes in Fallout: The Official Cookbook.Based on the irradiated delicacies of the world of Bethesda Entertainment’s Fallout, this Vault-Tec–approved cookbook provides fans of the award-winning series with recipes inspired by their favorite Fallout foods. Whip up tasty versions of the Mirelurk egg omelette, throw some deathclaw meat on the grill, and re-create BlamCo Mac & Cheese with Fallout: The Official C

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild The Complete Official Guide: -Expanded Edition
By Piggyback
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mpn: 9781911015482, ean: 9781911015482, isbn: 1911015486,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
The Expanded Edition Guide to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a 512-page hardcover guidebook covering everything in the main game as well as the two Expansion Pass DLC packs “The Master Trials” and “The Champions’ Ballad”.  INCLUDES:  Expansion Pass concept art gallery; dedicated chapters covering both Expansion Passes; Reference and Analysis chapter; Maps chapter; all-new hardcover and an extensive 4-page Index.GUIDE DETAILS Maps Chapter: a dedicated 36-page atlas of Hyr

The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia
By Unknown
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mpn: 3000-358, ean: 9781506706382, isbn: 9781506706382,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
This 320-page book is an exhaustive guide to The Legend of Zelda from the original The Legend of Zelda to Twilight Princess HD. Make sure to check out the other installments in this unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise with the New York Times best selling The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia and The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts. Also look for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild -- Creating a Champion for an indepth look at the art, lore, and

Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield: The Official Galar Region Strategy Guide: Collector's Edition
By The Pokemon Company International
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ean: 9781604382068, isbn: 1604382066,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
You’ll find these BONUS features unique to the Collector’s Edition: Premium hard cover, exclusive concept artwork, AND Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Joy-Con controller skin and tech decal pack! The Galar region is ready for you—are you ready for it? With the official collector’s edition of the strategy guide to Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, prepare yourself to take on the region’s Gym Leaders and battle your way to the top for your chance to become the next Champion! Along t

The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook
By Insight Editions
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mpn: 1B487D7248, ean: 9781683833987, isbn: 1683833988,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Feast your way through Skyrim, Morrowind, and Tamriel with The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook. Feast on all of the delicious dishes found in Skyrim, Morrowind, and all of Tamriel in this beautifully crafted cookbook based on the award-winning Elder Scrolls game series. Immerse yourself in the diverse cuisines of the Nords, Bosmer, Khajit, and beyond with these recipes inspired by food found in the Old Kingdom, across Tamriel, and more. With over sixty delicious recipes for fan-favorite re

League of Legends: Realms of Runeterra (Official Companion)
By Voracious
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ean: 9780316497329, isbn: 0316497320,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Unlock the mysteries and magic within League of Legends, one of the world's most popular video games, in this encyclopedic and collectible companion book that explores the game's epic lore. Embark on a journey through the realms of Runeterra in this first-ever collectible companion book, published to celebrate the game's tenth anniversary. Spanning the farthest reaches of this universe and venturing into uncharted territory, this encyclopedic compendium connects players to the rich storytelling

Overwatch: The Official Cookbook
By Insight Editions
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ean: 9781683835882, isbn: 1683835883,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Cook up more than ninety recipes inspired by the heroes of Blizzard Entertainment’s hit game with Overwatch: The Official Cookbook.Based on Blizzard Entertainment’s global phenomenon Overwatch, this official cookbook is packed with scores of authentic recipes inspired by the game’s diverse heroes hailing from all corners of the universe. Building from the game’s compelling narrative and variety of characters, this cookbook features international food and drink recipes from each hero’s

The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters: An A - Z Book of Tips and Tricks the Official Guides Don't Teach You
By Sky Pony
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mpn: Color photos throughout, ean: 9781634506984, isbn: 1634506987,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
By New York Times bestselling author and Minecraft expert, Megan Miller, a full-color book full of practical advice that boys and girls will refer to again and again!Minecraft is the one game that children, parents, and teaches all agree on. It’s great fun and a wonderful teaching tool. The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters reveals expert tricks of the trade for gamers. This exciting book will cover everything players need to know about mining, farming, building, villagers, the

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