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The Ultimate Guide To Video Game Writing And Design

Author : Flint Dille
ISBN : 9780307774910
Genre : Computers
File Size : 66. 96 MB
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• Authors are top game designers • Aspiring game writers and designers must have this complete bible There are other books about creating video games out there. Sure, they cover the basics. But The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design goes way beyond the basics. The authors, top game designers, focus on creating games that are an involving, emotional experience for the gamer. Topics include integrating story into the game, writing the game script, putting together the game bible, creating the design document, and working on original intellectual property versus working with licenses. Finally, there’s complete information on how to present a visionary new idea to developers and publishers. Got game? Get The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Ultimate Guide To Video Game Writing And Design

Author : Flint Dille
ISBN : 9781580650663
Genre : Games
File Size : 72. 25 MB
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Two leading game designers take readers step by step through the entire process of creating a video game, from developing a story and integrating it into a game, to writing the game script, creating the design document, working with intellectual property rights and licensing, and selling an idea to developers and publishers. Original.

Professional Techniques For Video Game Writing

Author : Wendy Despain
ISBN : 9781439875384
Genre : Computers
File Size : 42. 60 MB
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This book by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Game Writing Special Interest Group focuses on various aspects of working as a professional game writer, including how to break in to game writing, writing manuals, narrative design, writing in a team, working as a freelancer, working with new intellectual property, and more. It includes exercises and writing samples; additional writing samples are available from the book’s website.

Level Up

Author : Scott Rogers
ISBN : 9780470970928
Genre : Computers
File Size : 40. 39 MB
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Game Writing

Author : Chris Mark Bateman
ISBN : UCSC:32106019703146
Genre : Games
File Size : 70. 75 MB
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As computer games become more and more like Hollywood productions, the need for good story lines increases. Research shows that stories are highly valued by game players, so today?s studios and developers need good writers. Game Writing: Narrative Skills for Videogames is the first book written to demystify this emerging field. Through the insights and experiences of practicing game writers, this unique collection of practical articles provides the foundations to the craft of games writing. The articles detail aspects of the process from the basics of narrative and non-linear narrative to writing comedy for games and creating compelling characters. Throughout the articles there is a strong emphasis on the skills developers and publishers will expect a game writer to have. Game Writing is suitable for both beginners and experts, and is a detailed guide to all the techniques of game writing. This book is an essential read for anyone wishing to get into this exciting field, particularly film and T.V. scriptwriters who want to learn how to transfer their skills to the games industry.

Designing Games

Author : Tynan Sylvester
ISBN : 9781449338022
Genre : Computers
File Size : 73. 41 MB
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Ready to give your design skills a real boost? This eye-opening book helps you explore the design structure behind most of today’s hit video games. You’ll learn principles and practices for crafting games that generate emotionally charged experiences—a combination of elegant game mechanics, compelling fiction, and pace that fully immerses players. In clear and approachable prose, design pro Tynan Sylvester also looks at the day-to-day process necessary to keep your project on track, including how to work with a team, and how to avoid creative dead ends. Packed with examples, this book will change your perception of game design. Create game mechanics to trigger a range of emotions and provide a variety of play Explore several options for combining narrative with interactivity Build interactions that let multiplayer gamers get into each other’s heads Motivate players through rewards that align with the rest of the game Establish a metaphor vocabulary to help players learn which design aspects are game mechanics Plan, test, and analyze your design through iteration rather than deciding everything up front Learn how your game’s market positioning will affect your design

Game Feel

Author : Steve Swink
ISBN : 9780123743282
Genre : Art
File Size : 81. 87 MB
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INTRODUCTIONPART 1: Deconstruction1.Why Feel, Why Now?This chapter focuses on the impetus behind the book, asking the reader to recall the sensation of controlling a virtual avatar and talking about why feel is so important (and why it is often overlooked.)2.The Grand Scheme of Game DesignThis chapter assigns feel a place in the larger realm of game design, defining its scope and boundaries, talking about how it fits into creating the Ultimate Game Experience of life-enriching flow and empowerment. Using diagrams and research derived from Maslow's Pyramid of Wants and Will Wright's concept of ...

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