Construct 2 book published - free review copies available

Discussion and feedback on Construct 2

Post » Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:23 pm

Hi everybody,

I am one of the authors of the recently published book Game Development with Construct 2. It contains 12 complete game project examples with explanations, inspired by classic games and genres such as Asteroids, Frogger, Flappy Bird, Breakout, car racing games, tower defense games, PacMan, Super Mario Bros., and The Legend of Zelda (screenshots below). The material is based on my experience teaching high school and college students to create games with Construct for the past five years. Ashley wrote a foreword for the book, and Kyatric was the technical reviewer. It is available on Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Game-Development-Construct-Design-Realization/dp/1484227832/) and Apress (http://www.apress.com/us/book/9781484227831), where you can download all the graphics/audio used in the book for free.

The publishing company is willing to send out a limited number of free copies of the eBook (PDF format), in exchange for posting an honest review of the book on amazon.com or other websites. If anyone is interested in this offer, please send me an e-mail ([email protected]) stating your interest, and I will make arrangements with the publishers.

Image

Screenshots:

Image Image Image

Image Image

Image Image Image
B
63
S
23
G
14
Posts: 52
Reputation: 19,900

Post » Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:17 pm

As a brief update for the previous post: all 12 games covered in the book are now playable online at:
https://itch.io/c/189504/game-development-with-construct-2.

We're still looking for book reviewers, so if anyone would like a free copy for review purposes, please let me know!
B
63
S
23
G
14
Posts: 52
Reputation: 19,900

Post » Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:24 pm

@stemkoski Hi i have sent you an email (programmerstudios)
Image
B
35
S
18
G
12
Posts: 332
Reputation: 10,271

Post » Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:17 am

I'm just busy going through the book at the moment & it's really helping me get back up to scratch with Construct, it's been a while since I used it.

I've got a few more chapters to complete, but enjoying the variety of games & the complexity as the chapters progress. I'll be posting a review once I'm done.
B
16
S
4
G
1
Posts: 14
Reputation: 1,598

Post » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:03 am

Hello,
I just recently published an e-version of your book to use as a guideline for my high school course. It keeps referencing the companion website for the book and the zip files but I cannot seem to find where in the book this website it?
Can anyone help?
Thanks!
Robin
B
1
Posts: 2
Reputation: 129

Post » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:55 am

rseneta wrote:Hello,
I just recently published an e-version of your book to use as a guideline for my high school course. It keeps referencing the companion website for the book and the zip files but I cannot seem to find where in the book this website it?
Can anyone help?
Thanks!
Robin


Seems to me you are admitting stealing a commercial product and republishing it illegally,
If your vision so exceeds your ability, then look to something closer.
Moderator
B
138
S
31
G
88
Posts: 5,634
Reputation: 61,179

Post » Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:34 am

Maybe he meant "purchased", not "published"?
B
17
S
9
G
100
Posts: 1,430
Reputation: 53,927

Post » Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:49 am

dop2000 wrote:Maybe he meant "purchased", not "published"?


One can only hope.

If they are referring to the assets for the book, a Google search is more appropriate:

https://www.apress.com/gb/book/9781484227831
If your vision so exceeds your ability, then look to something closer.
Moderator
B
138
S
31
G
88
Posts: 5,634
Reputation: 61,179

Post » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:19 pm

AHHHHH! Yes I am SO SORRY! I did PURCHASE the book-from APRESS actually but was not given any info regarding the assets. I would have no reason to publish it I am a complete newbie just looking for some help. :cry: Sorry.
B
1
Posts: 2
Reputation: 129

Post » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:24 pm

rseneta wrote:AHHHHH! Yes I am SO SORRY! I did PURCHASE the book-from APRESS actually but was not given any info regarding the assets. I would have no reason to publish it I am a complete newbie just looking for some help. :cry: Sorry.


No problem.

The link I have given has the Github 'download source' link to the assets.

If this is not what you require, please clarify.
If your vision so exceeds your ability, then look to something closer.
Moderator
B
138
S
31
G
88
Posts: 5,634
Reputation: 61,179


Return to Construct 2 General

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 24 guests