Provides game programming essentials-from supporting interface devices to fast VGA graphics techniques. Removes the mystery from PC game creation by using step-by-step projects and easy-to-follow technical discussions with numerous illustrations. Includes useful tools to help you write your own games. Develops a complete game and then shows you how to add extensions to it. Shows you how to program the PC at the hardware level to write high-performance graphics. Includes the complete source code for "Alien Alley" an amazing action game with sound effects, music, and great graphics.