The authors of this title are top game designers and focus on creating games that are an involving, emotional experience for the gamer. Topics include integrating story into the game, writing the game script, putting together the game bible, creating the design document and working on original intellectual property versus working with licenses. Finally, there's complete information on how to present a visionary new idea to developers and publishers.
Want to design your own video games? Let expert Scott Rogers show you how! If you want to design and build cutting-edge video games but aren t sure where to start, then the SECOND EDITION of the acclaimed Level Up! is for you! Written by leading video game expert Scott Rogers, who has designed the hits Pac Man World, Maximo and SpongeBob Squarepants, this updated edition provides clear and well-thought out examples that forgo theoretical gobbledygook with charmingly illustrated concepts and solutions based on years of professional experience.
Paperback. Pub Date :2013-11-29 Pages: 300 Language: English Publisher: OReilly Media Now in full color. the 10th anniversary edition of this classic book takes you deep into the influences that underlie modern video games. and examines the elements they share with traditional games such as checkers. At the heart of his exploration. veteran game designer Raph Koster takes a close look at the concept of fun and why it's the most vital element in any game.
An impassioned look at games and game design that offers the most ambitious framework for understanding them to date.As pop culture, games are as important as film or television -- but game design has yet to develop a theoretical framework or critical vocabulary. In Rules of Play Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman present a much-needed primer for this emerging field.
Create the Digital Games You Love to Play Discover an exercise-driven, non-technical approach to game design without the need for programming or artistic expertise using Game Design Workshop, Third Edition. Author Tracy Fullerton demystifies the creative process with a clear and accessible analysis of the formal and dramatic systems of game design. Examples of popular games, illustrations of design techniques, and refined exercises strengthen your understanding of how game systems function and give you the skills and tools necessary to create a compelling and engaging game.
Art of Game Design