iPad Multiplayer Magic from Course Technology PTR and written by Michael Duggan is a full-color, beginner's guide to developing multiplayer games for iOS devices-specifically the iPad. You don't need previous iOS or Macintosh application development experience to get started, all you need is a Mac, an iPad, and this book. This book distills hundreds of Apple documentations down to the nitty gritty, glossing over concepts you don't need to know to get started. This book also acts as a guide to using Unity iOS, a complex and versatile game authoring tool that makes developing multiplayer games for iOS devices faster and less of a hassle. Along the way, you will be introduced to several other game editors that can be used to make games for the iPad. Code examples are included throughout the book, and all of the sample code can be downloaded from the companion website.
About the Author:
Michael Duggan is an Oklahoma-born author and illustrator with a background in game and web design. His education includes a bachelor of science degree in Game Art and Design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Michael currently lives in the Ozark Mountains with his wife and step-kids and is an applications developer and digital media instructor at North Arkansas College.