The fourth edition of this widely used text is now available, with updated examples, all-color images, new designer sidebars on inclusive teams, directing for emotion, game loops and arcs and more.
This exercise-driven, non-technical approach to game design is used in classes worldwide to introduce students and teachers to the art of creating playable experiences without the need for programming or artistic expertise.
Game Design Workshop, 4th Edition, demystifies the creative process with clear and accessible analysis of the formal and dramatic systems of game design. Using examples of popular games, illustrations of design techniques, and refined exercises to strengthen your understanding of how game systems function and give you the skills and tools necessary to create a compelling and engaging game.
Game Design Workshop puts you to work prototyping, playtesting, and revising your own games with time-tested methods and tools. These skills will provide the foundation for your career in any facet of the game industry including design, producing, programming, and visual design.
More information and example content at: www.gamedesignworkshop.com