Lazy Designer

Lazy Designer

by Brent Knowles

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Overview

Lazy Designer by Brent Knowles

Practical advice on starting a career in the video game industry and improving your design skills. This is your opportunity to learn from the lead designer of such commercial and critically successful video games as Neverwinter Nights and Dragon Age: Origins. Discover how the author started his career, the pitfalls he encountered and how he overcame them. Written by an industry veteran with over ten years experience working for a major games studio.

The Lazy Designer is geared primarily towards those looking to start a career in the games industry. It discusses how to obtain a design position, such as a writer, level designer, or game system designer. Though written specifically for the game designer most of the advice will be of interest to any newcomer to the industry.
Along the way the author explores his own experiences with game development and the difficulties he encountered adjusting to life at his dream job. With practical and blunt advice, the Lazy Designer will give you the skills necessary for becoming a valued, and maybe even essential, member of any development team.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011503603
Publisher: Brent Knowles
Publication date: 08/31/2011
Series: Lazy Designer , #1
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 236 KB

About the Author

Brent Knowles is a writer, programmer, and game designer.He worked at the role-playing game studio BioWare (Baldur's Gate 2, Neverwinter Nights, Jade Empire, Dragon Age) for ten years, during most of which he was a Lead Designer/Creative Director.Now he writes full time.He has been published in a variety of magazines including Neo-Opsis, On Spec, and Tales of the Talisman.In 2009 Brent placed first in the third quarter of the Writer’s of the Future Contest.He is also a member of SF Canada: Canada’s National Association for Speculative Fiction Professionals

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