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20 Essential Games to Study

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20 Essential Games to Study by Joshua Bycer
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The purpose of this book is to look over the past 35 years of games to discuss titles whose design deserves to be studied by anyone with an interest in game design. While there are plenty of books that focus on the technical side of Game Development, there are few that study the nature of game design itself. Featuring a mix of console and PC offerings, I purposely left off some of the easy choices (Mario, Starcraft, Call of Duty, Overwatch) to focus on games that stood out thanks to their designs.

Author Biography

I have spent my adult life examining the art and craft of game design; to demystify a field that even professionals within it still have trouble fully grasping. Through my site Game-Wisdom, I have literally interviewed developers from all around the world. From those just starting out, to established veterans like Jon Shafer, Chris Park, Zach Barth, and more. I have lost count of the number of developers I've spoken to who appreciate being able to talk to someone who speaks and understands the language of game design.
Release date Australia
November 16th, 2018
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
80 Halftones, color
Imprint
CRC Press
Pages
104
ISBN-13
9781138341463
Product ID
28248969

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