GAMEplay and design / by Kevin Oxland. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1. Computer games–Programming. I . Title. Gameplay and Design has 8 ratings and 0 reviews. Covering the process of video game design, this title builds up a set of techniques used by. Judy Robertson, Keiron Nicholson, Adventure Author: a learning environment to support creative design, Proceedings of the 6th international conference on.
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Also, a description of various skills and characteristics typically required of workers in the game industry is provided as well as a chapter of references for those seeking to receive formal training in the field.
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Learn more Custom Publications Browse through our list of published titles. Covering the process of game design, the book builds up a set of techniques used by designers within the industry. The book takes a much more narrative approach to each subject instead of presenting information analytically.
Demonstration kevib and the design documents will be included on the accompanying CD, and these documents can be used as templates for future designs. An accompanying CD provides demonstration levels, as well as a collection of design documents the reader can use as templates to create new games. While it’d be easy to dismiss the last half of the book, I’ve seen many good ideas fail to garner support znd to the designer’s inability to successfully convey their thoughts to teammates or decision makers.
The book moves from more abstract concepts such as player motivation to more concrete elements like level design and progression considerations. Covers the range of major consoles and designing for cross-platform games. Throughout the book an imaginary game “Jumping Jack” will be discussed, taking the reader through the process of developing a design from the gameplah idea through to the full-blown specification.
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Browse through our list of published titles. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Create a custom book by selecting content from any of our course-specific collections. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The book is divided into two parts. Sprinkled throughout each chapter are game design axioms that are not always easy to spot. The first discusses the components that make up gameplay using case studies and examples.
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The second goes through the stages of creating and formatting design documents, showing how to approach the industry to start or further your career. The first, Design DNA, discusses the components that make up a game design.
To ask other readers questions about Gameplay and Designplease sign up. Demonstration levels and the design documents will be included on the accompanying CD, and these documents can anr used as templates for future designs. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The second part of the book describes translating game design ideas into documentation suitable for a production team or publisher nad understand.
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With a focus on organization and a layered design process, the book is an enjoyable read that does a fine job covering many of the facets encountered in practice. Online Learning Solutions Pearson Learning Solutions offers a broad range of courses and custom solutions for web-enhanced, blended and online learning.
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