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Procedural generation in game design by Procedural generation in game design

Making a game can be an intensive process, and if not planned accurately can easily run over budget. The use of procedural generation in game design can help with the intricate and multifarious aspects of game development; thus facilitating cost reduction. This form of development enables games to create their play areas, objects and stories based on a set of rules, rather than relying on the developer to handcraft each element individually. Readers will learn to create randomized maps, weave ac

Jan 11, 2018
The Pretty Dish - More Than 150 Everyday Recipes and 50 Beauty Diys to Nourish Your Body Inside and Out by Merchant, Jessica The Pretty Dish - More Than 150 Everyday Recipes and 50 Beauty Diys to Nourish Your Body Inside and Out

Jan 11, 2018
A Pope and a President - John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century by Kengor, Paul A Pope and a President - John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century

Jan 11, 2018
Pokemon Cards - The Unofficial Ultimate Collector's Guide by Majeske, Ryan/ Majeske, Ryan (PHT)/ Manty, Kristine (EDT) Pokemon Cards - The Unofficial Ultimate Collector's Guide

Jan 11, 2018
The people vs. democracy - why our freedom is in danger and how to save it by Mounk, Yascha, 1982- author. The people vs. democracy - why our freedom is in danger and how to save it

From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of liberal democracy--individual rights and the popular will--are at war, putting democracy itself at risk. In plain language, Yascha Mounk describes how we got here, where we need to go, and why there is little time left to waste.--

Jan 11, 2018
Patriot Number One - American Dreams in Chinatown by Hilgers, Lauren Patriot Number One - American Dreams in Chinatown

Jan 11, 2018
The Overstreet guide to collecting concert posters by Sheriff, Amanda, author. The Overstreet guide to collecting concert posters

Jan 11, 2018
Outdated Advertising - Sexist, Racist, Creepy, and Just Plain Tasteless Ads from a Pre-PC Era by Lewis, Michael (EDT)/ Spignesi, Stephen (EDT)/ Judd, Ben B., Jr. (FRW) Outdated Advertising - Sexist, Racist, Creepy, and Just Plain Tasteless Ads from a Pre-PC Era

Jan 11, 2018
The New Farm - Our Ten Years on the Front Lines of the Good Food Revolution by Preston, Brent The New Farm - Our Ten Years on the Front Lines of the Good Food Revolution

Jan 11, 2018
Never Remember - Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia by Gessen, Masha/ Friedman, Michael (PHT) Never Remember - Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia

Jan 11, 2018
My iPhone for seniors by Miser, Brad, author. My iPhone for seniors

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most. Large, full-color, close-up photos with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do. Common-sense help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to: Connect to the In

Jan 11, 2018
My iPad for seniors by Miller, Michael, 1958- author. My iPad for seniors

Provides step-by-step instructions for seniors on using the iPad, covering such topics as connecting to Wi-Fi and mobile carriers, using Siri, surfing the web, sending email, installing apps, managing multimedia, and fixing common problems.

Jan 11, 2018
Morocco - the essential guide to customs & culture by York, Jillian, author. Morocco - the essential guide to customs & culture

Morocco is a land of spectacular scenery, with a rich history, and heady with tantalizing scents and colorful sights. The call of the muezzin seems to draw people from every corner of the globe. In 1956 Morocco gained independence from French colonial rule and was jolted into the 20th century. Today it is a country in transition--a unique blend of Arab, African, and European ways of life. The teeming cities have an air of sophistication and joie de vivre, but life in rural areas has stayed much

Jan 11, 2018
The Moor's last stand - how seven centuries of Muslim rule in Spain came to an end by Drayson, Elizabeth, author. The Moor's last stand - how seven centuries of Muslim rule in Spain came to an end

The first full account in any language of the last Muslim king of Spain. An action-packed story of betrayal, courage, intrigue, heroism, and tragedy. The Moor's Last Stand presents the poignant story of Boabdil, the last Muslim king of Granada. Betrayed by his family and undermined by faction and internal conflict, Boabdil was defeated in 1492 by the forces of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of the newly united kingdoms of Castile and Aragon. The Christian victory marked the completion of the

Jan 11, 2018
Modern quilts - designs of the new century by Modern quilts - designs of the new century

Admire large, color photographs of the best modern quilting has to offer—more than 200 quilts curated by the Modern Quilt Guild. From the Amish and Gee’s Bend to the first use of the word "modern” in quilting, trace the history of modern quilts and learn about hallmarks of the genre in a concise retrospective. This beautiful hardcover book celebrates the genre, honoring its past, present, and future.

Jan 11, 2018
The mindfulness in knitting - meditations on craft and calm by Matthews, Rachael, author. The mindfulness in knitting - meditations on craft and calm

Mind, Body, Spirit: Meditation & Visualization. Everyone can pick up a pair of needles and a ball of yarn. And everyone can be mindful. The Mindfulness in Knitting casts fresh light on this famously calming craft, and reveals how the simple repetition of plain and purl can in itself nurture wellbeing. Rachael Matthews explores the joys of making and looks at the benefits of taking up one of the simplest and most useful of crafts.

Jan 11, 2018
Million Dollar Classics - The World's Most Expensive Cars by Derrick, Martin/ Clay, Simon (PHT) Million Dollar Classics - The World's Most Expensive Cars

Jan 11, 2018
Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia by Miller, Judith (EDT) Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia

Jan 11, 2018
Mid-century modern - living with mid-century modern design by Miller, Judith, 1951- author. Mid-century modern - living with mid-century modern design

Jan 11, 2018
Medical Symptoms - A Visual Guide by Kaufman, Dina (CON)/ Dawson, Michael (CON)/ Wyndham, Mike (CON)/ Page, Martyn (CON) Medical Symptoms - A Visual Guide

Jan 11, 2018

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