Preview: Flash Game Development by Example + Free Giveaway!

I’ve been so lucky to get a free copy of Emanuele Feronato‘s book, Flash Game Development by Example!

Please read full review here:

Emanuele states that you don’t need to know anything about AS3 or game development to pick up this book. So I would say it’s mostly for newcomers to the flash game scene. But I’m counting on getting some good pointers from this book anyway!

This book is very much learning-by-doing! You dive right in, with “No boring theory, dull moments or silly examples. Build fun games right from the first chapter.”

It takes you thought building 10 fairly simple games, step by step. These are the games you learn from: Concentration, Minesweeper, Connect 4, Snake, Tetris, Astro-PANIC!, Bejeweled, Puzzle Bobble, BallBalance, Sokoban (bonus chapter available online)

Free Giveaway

I got one eBook copy that I can give away!

Just leave a comment on this post using a email you check, and you’ll have a chance to win! (commenting twice won’t increase your chances)

I’ll pick a comment randomly in ONE week. (Wensday May 25’th, 10:00 GMT)

Posted on May 18th, 2011
Filed under ActionScript 3, Flash, Review |

18 Responses to “Preview: Flash Game Development by Example + Free Giveaway!”

  1. Mushyrulez
    May 18th, 2011 at 20:02

    Wait, how did you get it?

  2. Rasmus Wriedt Larsen
    May 18th, 2011 at 22:06

    It’s a part of PacktPubs’ promotion campaing!

  3. DudeJonne
    May 18th, 2011 at 23:03

    It would be an awesome opportunity to actually understand what I am doing in as3!

  4. Daniel
    May 18th, 2011 at 23:03

    I dont know if i can write any witty words as to why i would be the one to get the book, but i would would LOVE to have that book :)

  5. nmz502
    May 19th, 2011 at 00:59

    It’d be fun to look at :D.

  6. UnknownGuardian
    May 19th, 2011 at 01:20

    Yes! I would love a AS3 book. Would help me a lot to create a bunch of games.

  7. Argentin
    May 19th, 2011 at 01:52

    I’ve been creating graphics for game since 2007.It would be a great opportunity to start learning some development too

  8. Bengsis
    May 19th, 2011 at 03:28

    You’re so nice to give away such a good book

  9. Pinoygamegeek
    May 20th, 2011 at 08:04

    Awesome! I hope I am lucky!!

  10. Barreytor
    May 20th, 2011 at 09:00

    It tells you how to make Puzzle bobble?
    That one must be a pretty nice book.

  11. tzachs
    May 20th, 2011 at 09:40

    I’ve been following her blog for some time now, and would be very happy to have that book…

  12. Keybol
    May 20th, 2011 at 10:56

    Nice offer Rasmus, can’t wait to read it!

  13. LIttleWolf
    May 20th, 2011 at 13:45

    Ooh yay! I wantzit!

  14. Rasmus Wriedt Larsen
    May 20th, 2011 at 18:23

    Haha :D Emanuele is a he. Even though his logo looks kinda girly.

  15. David Carney
    May 20th, 2011 at 19:06

    Been looking for an excuse to check this out! :)

  16. David Arcila
    May 21st, 2011 at 04:59

    This is my love letter to flash…i want this book ^_^

  17. Federico Montoli
    May 23rd, 2011 at 20:35

    It looks like a really good book, I would love to read it. I’m currently learning flash game development with AS3 reading Foundations Game Design with Flash by Rex Spuy, but I want to learn from every book possible :D

  18. Nilah
    May 25th, 2011 at 10:56

    Wow, looks like an awesome book. I’ve been talking with a friend about game development lately. This is perfect timing!

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