Game development book

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Post » Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:08 am

Bought the book "The Art of Game Design":

http://www.amazon.com/Art-Game-Design-book-lenses/dp/0123694965/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1309388787&sr=8-11



Has anyone else read it? I bought it because the reviews were so positive, and I'm a little way in and it's REALLY REALLY good! Highly recommend it.

It takes some abstract concepts, like "how to make the game interesting" and approaches it in an easy to read and scientific method.Tom2011-06-30 00:08:37
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Post » Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:17 am

This is exactly what I have been looking for, thanks! Maybe I'll look for it at a library
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Post » Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:19 am

Library is a great option, here in the UK if a library doesn't have it in stock, 99% of the time they can order it in for you. Not sure what country you are in, but it should be a similar sort of system.
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Post » Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:08 am

I'm in America, and yeah the system is the same. Most bookstores allow orders too.
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Post » Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:42 am

It's a very good book, but very theoretical, if you need something more "on hands", you may consider "Level up" besides.



http://www.amazon.com/Level-Up-Guide-Great-Design/dp/047068867X
...but this is mostly psychological. Check my devlog
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