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VIDEO GAME DESIGN: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES FROM THE GROUND UP. Michael Salmond. Fairchild Books, Bloomsbury Publishing, New York, 2016. 270 pp. with 226 ills. (203 col.). 27 x 21 cm. LC 2015-954101 ISBN 9781472567482 In English.
Publisher's description: Video Game Design is a visual introduction to integrating core design essentials, such as critical analysis, mechanics and aesthetics, prototyping, level design, into game design. Using a raft of examples from a diverse range of leading international creatives and award-winning studios, this is a must-have guide for budding game designers. Industry perspectives from game industry professionals provide fascinating insights into this creative field, and each chapter concludes with a workshop project to help you put what you've learnt into practice to plan and develop your own games. With over 200 images from some of the best-selling, most creative games of the last 30 years, this is an essential introduction to industry practice, helping readers develop practical skills for video game creation. This book is for those seeking a career making video games as part of a studio, small team or as an independent creator. It will guide you from understanding how games engage, entertain and communicate with their audience and take you on a journey as a designer towards creating your own video game experiences.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Electronic Media/Computer Art — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 168386
Paperbound $49.95    

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