Game Architecture and Design: A New Edition is a revision of the classic that you have been waiting for! This is a detailed guide to game design and planning from first concept to the start of development, including case studies of well known games. Originally published in 1999, Game Architecture and Design, has been updated by the original authors Andrew Rollings and Dave Morris. They tap back into what they teach so well and update this classic with skills and techniques found in the industry today. With more than just re-usable code, it's a comprehensive study that deals specifically with the issues of game design, team building and management, and game architecture. Through the use of real-world experiences and case studies, Andrew and Dave share it all. They show you what's worked and why as well as what to avoid and how to fix any errors. This intelligent and well-argued book is a glimpse into the often-disordered world of game development. Readers will gain solid advice and know-how that can bring some order to the often-chaotic world found in game development.
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Descrizione libro New Riders, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110735713634
Descrizione libro New Riders, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0735713634
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Descrizione libro New Riders, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. subsequent edition. 765 pages. 9.00x7.25x1.75 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0735713634
Descrizione libro New Riders, 2003. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction. I. GAME DESIGN. 1. First Concept. The Shock of the New. The Creative Road Map. Having the Idea. Shaping the Idea. The Treatment. Taking Stock. Feasibility. Getting it Down. 2. Core Design. What Is a Game? Games Aren't Everything. Games Mean Gameplay. Creating the Game Spec. Example Game Spec. 3. Gameplay. What Is Gameplay? Interactivity. 4. Detailed Design. The Designer's Role. Design Documentation. Using The Design Documents. Fitting Design to Development. Why Use Documents at All? 5. Game Balance. Player/Player Balance. Player/Gameplay Balance. Gameplay/Gameplay Balance. A Game Balance Checklist. 6. Look and Feel. Ambience. Interface. Storytelling. The Sum of the Parts. 7. Wrapping Up. The Professionals. 8. The Future of Game Design. The Necessity of Design. Essentials of Game Design. The Future of Design. The Future of Games. Games as Entertainment. The Way Forward. II. TEAM BUILDING AND MANAGEMENT. 9. Current Methods. The Current Development Model. 10. Roles and Divisions. Assigning Personnel. Improving Morale and the Working Environment. Spreading the Risk. 11. The Software Factory. What Is a Software Factory? Why Use a Software Factory? Organizing a Software Factory. Applying the Software Factory Structure and Methodology. The Suitability of a Software Factory. Smaller Teams. The Final Word. 12. Milestones and Deadlines. How Milestones Currently Work. Fuzzy Milestones. Milestones and Mini-Milestones. When to Use Milestones. Making Your Milestones Accurate. Defining Milestones. 13. Procedures and "Process". Procedures. "Process". Procedures: Where to Use Them? Source Control and Code Reviews: A Synergy. The Importance of Information Transmission. 14. Troubleshooting. Risks. 15. The Future of the Industry. The State of the Industry. The New Model Developers. The Online Revolution. III. GAME ARCHITECTURE. 16. Current Development Methods. The History of Development Techniques. The Present Day. 17. Initial Design. The Beginning. Hardware Abstraction. The Problem Domain. Thinking in Tokens. 18. Use of Technology. The State of the Art. Blue-Sky Research. Reinventing the Wheel. Use of Object Technology. 19. Building Bricks. <. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0735713634
Descrizione libro New Riders, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0735713634