Lazy Designer

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. More

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Published: Aug. 31, 2011
Words: 22,830
Language: English
ISBN: 9780987687111
About Brent Knowles

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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Review by: Michel Poirier on Sep. 04, 2011 : (no rating)
Lazy Designer is a book that I strongly suggest to anyone who aspires to a career in the gaming industry. You'll discover all the aspects necessary to succeed and how getting a job and become a productive employee.The author is an expert in this industry and it explains very well his experience from the beginning until today. You will certainly learn tips that will help you to advance your career faster in the gaming industry.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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