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"Ernest Adams has been around the gaming block many times; his industry insights coupled with the developer war stories should give any aspirant that extra edge to break into the game industry." —Jason Della Rocca, Program Director, International Game Developers Association
Practical Advice for Landing the Job You Want!
Join the fun! Learn how to become part of the excitement and creativity of game development—one of the hottest and most profitable industries today. Author, game designer, and producer Ernest Adams takes you inside the game industry, then delivers an action plan for you to break in—even without any game industry experience. Get great career advice and learn the different jobs that are available. Whether you're a curious gamer, a student, or a career changer seeking immediate help, this handy guide provides the information and insider advice you need to land a job in the game industry.
|1||A Brief History of Interactive Entertainment||1|
|2||A World of Games||11|
|3||How the Game Industry Functions||23|
|4||Inside the Fun Factory||49|
|5||Preparing to Be a Game Developer||77|
|6||Skills and Careers in the Game Industry||111|
|7||How to Get a Job||173|
|8||Legal Issues for Creative People||217|
|9||The Future of Game Development||231|
|B||IGDA Curriculum Framework||255|
|C||Jobhunting Resources and Development Tools||289|
|Glossary of Game Industry Terms||303|
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This is a very detailed book over the game industry and a majority of the jobs available. Most definitly a book that a person searching for jobs in this industry should get and read.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.