Art of Game Design A Book of Lenses

ISBN-10: 0123694965
ISBN-13: 9780123694966
Authors: Jesse Schell
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Jesse Schell takes an unusual approach to game design, an approach that focuses neither on the technological details of game development nor on the analysis of popular games. Instead, the book will propose that the most important skill for a game designer is not creativity as most suppose, but that of listening. The five kinds of listening (team, client, audience, game, and self) are shown to be backbone of all successful game design methods. These methods fall into three categories: understanding the psychology of gameplay and entertainment, using techniques from traditional disciplines in the game design, and processes for inventing new experiences that will fully engage the player. This…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: CRC Press LLC Number of pages: 520 Dimensions: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 2.332 lbs. Language: English