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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
Provence & the Côte d'Azur by Williams, Roger, 1947- author. Provence & the Côte d'Azur

Take in the most popular cities, Nice and Avignon; tour the dramatic scenery and exceptional art museums on the Co^te d'Azur; explore some of France's best-preserved Roman and medieval monuments along the banks of the River Rho^ne; or zigzag among the many iconic villages of Provence.

Jan 17, 2018
Radical origins - why we are losing the battle against Islamic extremism--and how to turn the tide by Ibrahim, Azeem, author. Radical origins - why we are losing the battle against Islamic extremism--and how to turn the tide

An international expert traces the rise of the extreme ideology of Wahhabism, which has been the ideological bedrock of the state of Saudi Arabia since its original rise in the eighteenth century, and argues that it is this ideology that is fueling ISIS and terror cells worldwide.

Jan 12, 2018
Rebound - regain strength, move effortlessly, live without limits at any age by Park, Peter, author. Rebound - regain strength, move effortlessly, live without limits at any age

Jan 11, 2018
Redefining aging - a caregiver's guide to living your best life by Stearns, Ann Kaiser, author. Redefining aging - a caregiver's guide to living your best life

Caring for an elderly family member can be overwhelming. But fulfilling life experiences are still possible for both caregivers and their loved ones, despite the stress and fatigue of caregiving. In this comprehensive book, best-selling author Ann Kaiser Stearns explores the practical and personal challenges of both caregiving and successful aging. She couples findings from the latest research with powerful insights and problem-solving tips to help caregivers achieve the best life possible for t

Jan 15, 2018
Refresh - embracing a grace-paced life in a world of endless demands by Murray, Shona, 1967- author. Refresh - embracing a grace-paced life in a world of endless demands

Jan 17, 2018
Resilience - navigating life, loss, and the road to success by Lisson, Lisa, author. Resilience - navigating life, loss, and the road to success

"Lisa Lisson's life seemed perfect: she had married her high school sweetheart, applied her marketing degree to a position at FedEx Express Canada, and risen to become a vice president (and would ultimately become president) of the company. One night, after putting their four children to bed, her husband, Patrick, marvelled that their lives seemed perfectly happy. Just a few hours later, everything changed. One moment Lisa was sleeping beside Patrick, and the next, she was kneeling on the floor

Jan 12, 2018
Revolutionary mothering - love on the front lines by Gumbs, Alexis Pauline (EDT)/ Martens, China (EDT)/ Williams, Mai'a (EDT)/ Ross, Loretta J. (FRW) Revolutionary mothering - love on the front lines

Jan 11, 2018
Samsung Galaxy Tab for Dummies by Gookin, Dan Samsung Galaxy Tab for Dummies

Jan 11, 2018
Samurai Swords - A Collector's Guide- A Comprehensive Introduction to History, Collecting and Preservation by Sinclaire, Clive Samurai Swords - A Collector's Guide- A Comprehensive Introduction to History, Collecting and Preservation

Jan 11, 2018
Scores - how I opened the hottest strip club in New York City, was extorted out of millions by the Gambino family, and became one of the most successful Mafia informants in FBI history by Blutrich, Michael D., author. Scores - how I opened the hottest strip club in New York City, was extorted out of millions by the Gambino family, and became one of the most successful Mafia informants in FBI history

SCORES benefited from some unconventional funding - the proceeds of a Florida insurance embezzlement scheme. All Blutrich wanted was to lay low, make the club a success, and put his criminal acts behind him. But then the mafia decided to make SCORES a new home for its own illegal dealings. And just when success was booming to new heights, the FBI came knocking ...

Jan 12, 2018
Sewing knits from fit to finish - proven methods for conventional machine and serger by Lee, Linda, 1948- author. Sewing knits from fit to finish - proven methods for conventional machine and serger

"This book teaches everything you need to know about sewing knit fabrics - from choosing patterns to laying out designs, to sewing and adding embellishments and closures"--

Jan 11, 2018
Silver Vault - Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Today by Garrett, Jeff Silver Vault - Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Today

Jan 11, 2018
Sister outsider - essays and speeches by Lorde, Audre, author. Sister outsider - essays and speeches

Sister Outsider presents essential writings of black poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, an influential voice in 20th century literature. In this varied collection of essays, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and lyrical, offering a message of struggle but also of hope. This commemorative edition is, in Lorde's own words, a call to "never close our eyes to the ter

Jan 17, 2018
Smile Forward - How to Improve Your Child's Life With Orthodontics by Eckels, Scott Smile Forward - How to Improve Your Child's Life With Orthodontics

Jan 11, 2018
Sneakers by Corral, Rodrigo, author. Sneakers

Featuring exclusive interviews with Virgil Abloh (Off-White), Daniel Bailey, Ronnie Fieg (Kith), DJ Clark Kent, Serena Williams, Alexander Wang, Kobe Bryant and many, many others. Through honesty, intimacy, intelligence, and swagger, Sneakers amounts to a singular rubber-soled taxonomy, a global group portrait of a culture that’s both personal and public, driven by commitment and curiosity, and sustained by our definitive cast of storytellers, historians, and artists. An absolute necessity for d

Jan 11, 2018
So you want to talk about race by Oluo, Ijeoma, author. So you want to talk about race

"A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that readers of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide. In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment, Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and t

Jan 15, 2018
Something iridescent - poems and stories by Pfingston, Roger. Something iridescent - poems and stories

Jan 11, 2018
South India & Kerala by Noble, Isabella, author. South India & Kerala

Jan 11, 2018
Spaceport Earth - the reinvention of spaceflight by Pappalardo, Joe, author. Spaceport Earth - the reinvention of spaceflight

Examines the current state and future of the space travel industry, discussing the rise of private companies engaged in commercialized space flight, the building of new spacecraft and rockets, and the development of spaceports.

Jan 12, 2018

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