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The Resource Video game design : principles and practices from the ground up, Michael Salmond

Video game design : principles and practices from the ground up, Michael Salmond

Label
Video game design : principles and practices from the ground up
Title
Video game design
Title remainder
principles and practices from the ground up
Statement of responsibility
Michael Salmond
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Salmond, Michael
Dewey number
794.8/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • GV1469.3
  • QA76.76.C672
LC item number
S26 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Video games
  • Computer games
  • Video games
  • Computer games
  • Video games
  • Video games
  • Computerkunst
  • Mediendesign
  • Programmierung
  • Visualisierung
  • Computerspiel
  • Interaktive Medien
  • Videojuegos
  • Juegos de computadora
Label
Video game design : principles and practices from the ground up, Michael Salmond
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
So you want to be a video game designer? -- World building -- Video game analysis -- Understanding the motivations for play -- Video games are event-driven experiences -- Planning, preparation, and play- testing -- Character design -- Bringing it all together -- The engagement engine -- Keeping them playing -- Interface design and audio design -- Monetization, copyright, and intellectual property
Control code
ocn937371551
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9781472567482
Lccn
2015954101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o937371551
  • (OCoLC)937371551
Label
Video game design : principles and practices from the ground up, Michael Salmond
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
So you want to be a video game designer? -- World building -- Video game analysis -- Understanding the motivations for play -- Video games are event-driven experiences -- Planning, preparation, and play- testing -- Character design -- Bringing it all together -- The engagement engine -- Keeping them playing -- Interface design and audio design -- Monetization, copyright, and intellectual property
Control code
ocn937371551
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9781472567482
Lccn
2015954101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o937371551
  • (OCoLC)937371551

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