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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As for the rest of the book, it is a veritable wealth of information and would be well worth owning, especially for the lists of further reading gamme at the end of every chapter. On one level, this is a textbook about how to design a game.

Excellent book — motivational lessons of game design can apply to many change-making pursuits. Good game design happens when you view your game from many different perspectives, or lenses.

Jesse Schell

The book guides the reader through the entire design process, starting with discussing the designer’s ultimate objective to create an experience ; continuing through understanding the elements that comprise games, addressing the needs of players, exploring the fundamental types of game mechanics, developing game worlds; and concluding with how to deal with clients, how to pitch a game, and how games transform their audiences.

A must-read for anyone interested in interactive design, and even the creative process in general. Hands Balance Type 6: Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of The Art of Game Design: Not that the underlaying message; that when you make a game you have to be conscious of the reality of different interest in different demographics, I just think his assertions regarding jexse those trends are is myopic and a tad ignorant of the broader social factors at play.

A Book of Lenses ary that the same basic principles of psychology that work for board games, card games and athletic games also are the keys to making top-quality videogames. About half of this book is truly excellent.

Apr 14, Sheri rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 03, Chris rated it it was amazing. Who is your game for. Jan 14, Dirk rated it really liked it Shelves: Sese lenses – one hundred sets of insightful questions to ask pdff that cesign help make your game better. A Short Story from Guys Read: Number Your Lists Brainstorm Tip That being said, with a few exceptions, I found the book pretty useful. I have mixed feelings about this book.

I’ve heard that Stephen Anderson also created a complementary deck of psychological principles to go with his Seductive Interaction Design. May 17, Florian rated it liked it. I was happy that it mentioned them, in a getting-to-know-the-lay-of-the-land way, and I also appreciated that the author clearl This is a fantastic intro to the field jexse game design. For example, he-e-ere’s Jesse at page on the necessary agonies of playtesting as a means of eliciting constructive criticism: Our site uses the API of third-party sites that store pdc.

Just remember not to take every word of it as gospel.

One way of designing is to come up with the toy first and let that inspire the form of the game p. Schell addresses a lot of problems I wouldn’t have thought of, at least not without designing many more games. Dazu kommen noch hilfreiche Illustrationen, Schaubilder und eben viele Praxisbeispiele.

Better served as a reference than a read-through however. Jesse is like the Einstein of entertainment. InJesse founded Schell Games, a full-service game design and development company with a focus on developing Transformational Games. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

If you are new to game design, the book is designed to be pdv practical introduction—if you are already a practicing designer, I’ve tried hard to include materials that will help sharpen your skills and abilities to give you some new perspective you might not have had before. Do not think, do not gaem. Customize Interface Tip 3: This book contains some thought-provoking suggestions about game design, but it also contains enough empty truisms to become annoying.

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