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Hello,experts, I plan to buy a few game programming books on game programming tech, game design etc.,
would you please give me some suggestions respectively?? Which books should I buy?

three aspects:
a general book on game programming as a whole
a book on game design
a book on various game techniques.


which is best in each field? or what's your advice?
Thanks!!

Best regards
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Thank you so much!
Could you give me a few titles on the market about game programming and design? I want to buy some from amazon but i don't know which ones are suitable
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check www.amazon.com. Ask for delphi game programming books... You can see some titles and remarks of buyers of that kind of material. I guess another idea is to surf the net (try www.google.com) with topics like game programming delphi. You will find lots of material to review.

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Manuel Lopez (lopem)
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plez lock it , i can't accept it as answer, tks!
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