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Designing Modern Strategy Games
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
"Designing Modern Strategy Games" is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
The No Bull MAME Arcade Builder's Guide -or- How to Build Your MAME Compatible Home Video Arcade Cabinet Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Special limited introductory price. With hundreds of pages, 40 images, & dozens of up to date links, The No Bull MAME Arcade Builder's Guide is the ultimate resource for anyone thinking about building the arcade of their dreams. The guide covers everything from initial concept & planning to final software configuration. There's even a comprehensive troubleshooting section and additional help link
Arcadian
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
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A memoir of the great arcade games of the 1980s as played by a child of the '80s.
Nash Equilibria and Power Plays in Happy Wars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
This book is for both gamers and non-gamers. Learn to apply game theory to video games. Learn to apply game theory to real life situations. See how the on-line world resembles the real world and vice versa in its complex interactions and psychological power plays. Accompany the author through one season of the game Happy Wars. See how everything in gaming and in life falls under Game Theory.