Game Design: Principles, Practice, and Techniques- the Ultimate Guide for the Aspiring Game Designer

Game Design: Principles, Practice, and Techniques- the Ultimate Guide for the Aspiring Game Designer

by Barnaby Berbank-Green, Jim Thompson, Nic Cusworth
     
 

Practical, complete coverage of game design basics from design process to production

This full-color, structured coursebook offers complete coverage of game design basics, focusing on design rather than computer programming. Packed with exercises, assignments, and step-by-step instructions, it starts with an overview of design theory, then progresses to design

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Practical, complete coverage of game design basics from design process to production

This full-color, structured coursebook offers complete coverage of game design basics, focusing on design rather than computer programming. Packed with exercises, assignments, and step-by-step instructions, it starts with an overview of design theory, then progresses to design processes, and concludes with coverage of design production.

Jim Thompson, Barnaby Berbank-Green, and Nic Cusworth (London, UK) are computer game designers and lecturers in animation and computer game design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471968948
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/16/2007
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.57(d)

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Meet the Author

Jim Thompson is Course Leader for undergraduate and postgraduate Games Design at the University of Central Lancashire, the main provider of design education in the northwest of England. He is also a Director of his own games company.

Barnaby Berbank-Green has been a games designer for nearly 10 years and has worked on games such as "Sims 2 Mobile," "Need for Speed: Most Wanted," "System Rush," and many others.

Nic Cusworth has worked on a number of published projects as a lead designer, including the award-winning "Final Fantasy VII: Dirge of Cerberus - Lost Episode" for cell phone, and the multimillion-selling "Croc" games for PlayStation.

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