Game Design Workshop: A Playcentric Approach to Creating Innovative Games, Fourth Edition

Game Design Workshop: A Playcentric Approach to Creating Innovative Games, Fourth Edition

by Tracy Fullerton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138098800
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/02/2018
Edition description: New
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Tracy Fullerton is an award-winning game designer and educator with over 20 years of professional experience, most recently winning the Games for Change Game of the Year Award for her independent game Walden, a game. She has also been awarded the 2016 GDC Ambassador Award, the 2015 Games for Change Game Changer Award, and the IndieCade 2013 Trailblazer award for her pioneering work in the independent games community. Tracy is a Professor of Interactive Media & Games at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the Director of the USC Games Program, the #1 game design program in North America as ranked by the Princeton Review

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Role of the Game Designer; Chapter 2 The Structure of Games; Chapter 3 Working with Formal Elements; Chapter 4 Working with Dramatic Elements; Chapter 5 Working with System Dynamics; Chapter 6 Conceptualization; Chapter 7 Prototyping; Chapter 8 Digital Prototyping; Chapter 9 Playtesting; Chapter 10 Functionality, Completeness, and Balance; Chapter 11 Fun and Accessibility; Chapter 12 Team Structures; Chapter 13 Stages of Development; The Design Document; Chapter 15 Understanding the Game Industry ; Chapter 16 Selling Yourself and Your Ideas to the Game Industry

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