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I’ve always loved video games, ever since I first played them on a friend’s computer in the afternoon after elementary school. There’s something almost magical about the fact that we can move images around and interact with virtual worlds, a living fantasy presented for us to interact with however we please. I’ve also always wanted to make games myself but, until recently, didn’t have the technical knowledge to do so. Now, I’m a second year software engineering student, so if I weren’t able to code a game without too many dramas there’d be something drastically wrong. But what about the common person: the person for whom the term ‘memory leak’ conjures up images of their grandfather, ‘pipeline’ is where the water flows, and ‘blitting’ is unheard of? Well, everyone can get in on the game creation process, and you don’t even need to learn ‘real’ programming to do so.

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Most Popular Computer Games Ever

May 3, 2020 | computer | No Comments

While many enjoy playing on a console, there are also many who see the benefits of playing on a gaming desktop. Some are of the opinion that real gaming can only happen on a computer rather than a console. With this type of unit, you are able to change many things affecting the experience of your software, whereas on a console everything is fixed, immovable, and unchangeable. Computer games are intriguing and many are as entertaining as any console program. To give you an idea, here are a few of the most popular computer games ever for a gaming desktop:

StarCraft

The military strategy of StarCraft has a large following of fans. StarCraft has sold over 11 million copies since its release date in 1998. Developed by Blizzard Entertainment this real-time strategy game has an award winning sequel that those with a gaming desktop love to play.

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Imagine cuddling up with your small child to look at a picture book together that is interactive, musical, responsive and talks to you?

This is the experience that people are having who are engaged in that relatively new pastime – playing computer games with babies.

JumpStart’s Knowledge Adventure calls it “lapware”, Kiddies Games’ logo is “Hop on the lap and tap”, and Sesame Street’s “Baby and Me” opens with an animation of a baby monster hopping onto the lap of a Daddy monster to play the computer. Playing computer games with your baby is being promoted as a fun activity that a child and their caregiver can share together. And rightly so, because whatever the activity, physical, loving closeness is an important ingredient that infants need for healthy intellectual, emotional and physical development.

Reading a bedtime story to a small eager child is a tradition in many homes. As the … Read More

It was only in the 1970 when video games started becoming a tool for entertainment and fun. Ever since, the industry of video and computer games has not looked back. The entertainment industry saw video games increase at a galloping speed in the next few decades. In the world of technology and innovation, computer games have played an important role.

They are constantly developing new strategies, techniques such that the games become increasingly appealing and exciting. Interestingly video games can be played on a hand device, mobile phones, dedicated consoles to gaming, and computers among various other options. The interactiveness of the video games is one which increases the popularity and growth of the industry.

There are many different types of companies which makes computer games. Usually most of the company’s indulge in specializing in a certain category of games. Thus each of these companies usually addresses the needs of … Read More

Nowadays, there are few books that serve the function of teaching programming, as well as providing fun, especially for the children. Al’s book serves both.

Basically, this book is about creating games with python but it also serves as a ground for ‘breaking the ice’ for those who think that programming is only for the ‘PC geeks’. According to Al, ‘Programming isn’t hard. But it is hard to find learning materials that teach you to do interesting things with programming. Other computer books go over many topics that most newbie coders don’t need. This book will teach you how to program your own computer games. You will learn a useful skill and have fun games to show for it!’

It allows readers to create an interactive game using python and late shift the skill up by using pygame to create animation and sound, a very important aspect of creating games.… Read More