Hey all, i've been designing a mud with a partner who uses Java to implement the game designs i've come up with and I really want to learn Java to help him out, or at least, understand whats going on.
I have a book, its called Big Java by Cay horstmann.. its actually a textbook from a local college. Here's my problem..
Im bored with it. THe code examples etc are not related whatsoever to what I want to do with Java and its making learning hard. If i could relate it to a game, NOT 2d or 3D! mind you, because i'f found many of those, I could understand what was going on.
Anyone have any idea what book could possibly be best for me as a beginner that wants game related stuff in the examples/walkthroughs/exercises that isnt about 2d or 3d?
I am not the best person to recommend a book for you. I don't know anything about programming games. But I accidentally came upon something today.
I was browsing the websites of the authors of Essentials of Programming Languages, and I just happened to notice that Chris Haynes http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~chaynes/ taught a class last summer called Game Programming in Java.