Books tagged: game design

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Lazy Designer
Series: The Lazy Designer, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
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.
How To Make The Next Game
Series: The Lazy Designer, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Practical advice for designers already working in the games industry and wishing to hone their skills as well as for those aspiring to such a career.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"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
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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.
Traumberuf Spieleentwickler
Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: German. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Computers & technology
Arbeiten und Spaß dabei haben? Such Dir einen Job in der Spieleindustrie!
Create a 2D Video Game Instructional Guide
You set the price! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
The Games Factory 2 is a 2D video game design program. With it you can create Arcade games, Platform games, Screen Savers and more. Use a variety of editors in the program to construct your game.
A New Game: Looking at Our World Differently While Exploring a New Concept Regarding Competition
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A new idea for a free form game that fosters creativity and creative collaboration. Updated 9~19~13
Designing Wargames - Introduction
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Designing Wargames introduces the play and design of classic hex-and-counter board wargames. Written as a textbook, Designing Wargames speaks to board and computer game designers, board game players, and designers of serious war games for historical and military study. George Phillies is a Professor in the WPI Program in Interactive Media and Game Dvelopment, with lectures visible on YouTube.
Land a Job as a Video Game Tester
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Computer Science, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Learn how to land a job as a video game tester from game industry expert Jason W. Bay! This book is everything you need to launch your career as a video game tester, including: How to find and report bugs using the most popular testing tools, write a resume, find the best testing jobs, apply for jobs, compare job offers, and master the required “soft skills." Your new tester career starts today!