Reinventing Games Indie Style: Advice from the Experts on Building Your Own Games

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This practical handbook on independent game development offers expert tips on how to make successful games on your own terms. Readers will learn best practices for choosing the right game ideas, developing them efficiently, making gameplay fun, polishing a game for release, and taking games to market. Top indie game developers provide their advice, tips and tricks, and post-mortems of their experiences in hopes of encouraging more aspiring game makers to create innovative and ...
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Wellesley, MA 1993 Boards First Edition, First Printing NEW 8vo (6-1/4 x 9-1/4), 415 pp including Index of Names, Sources & Notes, Bibliography, and Appendix on Jean van ... Heijenoort's Scholarly Work, 1948-1986. Hardbound in pale blue boards with gold type on spine, glossy pictorial DJ. Book and DJ are AS NEW with this technical expception--it is SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the Author (meaning it should not strictly be called "NEW, " even though I will here, with that exception noted. ) Otherwise impeccable, unread, and umarked. Mr van Heijenoort became enamored of the writings of Leon Trotsky in 1932 when he was 20 years old, and left school to join him in his exile. He became an acolye in the inner circle and travelled with Trotsky to France, Norway, and Mexico. Frida Kahlo, John Dewey, Andre Breton, Diego Rivera and others peopled his world until the assassination in 1940. Mr. van Heijenoort remained faithful to the ideals of the revolution until 1948, when he realized that the ideal had become a failure of c Read more Show Less

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This practical handbook on independent game development offers expert tips on how to make successful games on your own terms. Readers will learn best practices for choosing the right game ideas, developing them efficiently, making gameplay fun, polishing a game for release, and taking games to market. Top indie game developers provide their advice, tips and tricks, and post-mortems of their experiences in hopes of encouraging more aspiring game makers to create innovative and fun games on their own.
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Van Heijenoort became a member of the exiled Trotsky's inner circle at the age of 20, following and living with Trotsky until his assassination in 1940. In 1948, van Heijenoort renounced Marxism and entered academia in the US. Feferman interviewed him over the course of three years and here recounts the events of his life and evolution of his thinking. Available from AK Peters, Ltd., 289 Linden Street, Wellesley, MA 02181. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9781568810225
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 3/15/1993
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 432

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 In My Beginning Is My End: Creil: 1912-1918 3
Ch. 2 "Those Schools": 1919-1929 23
Ch. 3 A Sharp Left Turn: Paris: 1930-1932 45
Ch. 4 The Old Man on the Island of Princes: Turkey: 1932-1933 63
Ch. 5 On the Move: France: 1933-1935 87
Ch. 6 Herring: Norwegian and Red : France and Norway: 1935-1936 109
Ch. 7 A Blue House on a New Planet: Mexico: 1937 125
Ch. 8 Arrivals and Departures: Mexico: 1938 147
Ch. 9 Two Women: Mexico: 1938-1939 167
Ch. 10 Out of the Shadow?: The United States: 1939-1945 183
Ch. 11 Another Life: 1945-1950 207
Ch. 12 The House That Jean Built: 1945-1956 227
Ch. 13 A Passion for Exactitude: 1957-1977 259
Ch. 14 The Archivist in Spite of Himself: 1940-1986 283
Ch. 15 The Door to Life: Mexico: 1960-1980 313
Ch. 16 The End: 1981-1986 335
Afterword 367
Appendix: Jean van Heijenoort's Scholarly Work 371
References to Appendix 389
Sources and Notes 391
Bibliography 407
Name Index 411
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