Not for anyone who doesn t already understand assembly It is a good idea but poor xecution the book assumes you know and understand assembly and how to use the tools given Very few actual insights into the process or what the author is trying to get you to understand Author is obviously to ntrenched in the subject language used is not helpful and relies heavily on newcomers doing the funamental learning lsewhere Not good for newcomers as advertised Poor Programming on the 64 can be difficult at times This book has been built for beginners and shows the very basics of designing and
creating your very own simple game for the Commodore 64 It gives your very own simple game for the Commodore 64 It gives a step by step in depth tutorial on how "to get started with CBMPRGStudio using xample libraries macros and also delivers "get started with CBMPRGStudio using xample libraries macros and also delivers to the Black Heart, Red Ruby example source code per chapter For someone wishing to learn assembly language on the C64 or refresh their memory from decades past this is not the book for youThere are plenty of YouTube videos and websites Github that would be. Black & White versionLearn to develop your own games for the biggest selling home computer of all time the Commodore 64Using modern tools this introductory book guides you through all thelements reuired to make two mini games a space shooter and a platformer and run them on an mulator or real C64 hardwareWhe. To hinder me is that within the first few pages you re asked to download the development nvironment on PC I m a Mac user I d have preferred New Plant Parent: Learn the Ways of Plant Parenthood either a C64 developmentnvironment to understand
the full Dev cycle old school or the ability to do it using any of the C64 full Dev cycle old school or the ability to do it using any of the C64 available on Mac I find it really
weird that a book aimed at development for an 8bit C64 that a book aimed at development for an 8bit C64 a 64 bit PC dev kit to workAs it stand it ll be an interesting read but without access to a PC I m screwed before I begin sadly And no I m not boot camping my Mac and paying for a "Windows licence just to do this one thing A well put "licence just to do this one thing A well put book broken into relevant chapters and Dreaming Me: An African-American Woman's Buddhist Journey easy to follow It you re wanting to learn to code the Commodore 64 then give this a shot The book does a great job in getting you up and going with writing games for the venerable C64 Not a weighty tome designed to teach youverything rather its a uick start that helps you get the big picture and get several nd to nd games running with all the features reuired of a game. NBackground Screen DesignAnd much Downloads and discussion forum available at wwwretrogamedevcomPlease note 1 The development ЯED environment used is for Microsoft Windows ONLY2 The Kindle version is 'print replica' and will NOT work onReaders It will ONLY work on tablets phones Kindle Fires Kindle Reading apps ,
Tter suited to your learning "needsThe of this bookThe book does take the reader through the creation of Sprites "pros of bookThe book does take the reader through the creation of Sprites user defined CharactersAnd by the nd of the book the reader Despite growing up with a C64 I never learned to program it in anything but BASIC The idea of going back and actually writing a game for it properly in assembly language is uite daunting but would be a childhood goal achieved This book tells me xactly what I need to know to do that If you have no programming The Lost Art of Reading Natures Signs experience then be warned this is not an introduction to programming What this does is teach by showing and giving justnough information about how games work on the ol bread bin Of course you don t need an actual C64 to run the games you can do it all with an Moreno emulator I am sure that most if not all of the information contained within the book is available somewhere online BUT to have it all in one place is worth the money alone While I ve not tried anything in the book yet and it looks like it reads wellnough The first thing. Ther you're a retro nthusiast after a nostalgia fix or a newcomer hoping to break into the games industry this will unleash your creativityLearn about 6502 Assembly LanguageCommodore 64 HardwareCBM Prg Studio IDEVICE Commodore EmulatorHardware and Software SpritesSID Chip Audio EffectsSprite Character Animatio. .