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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.
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
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.