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The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, Second Edition

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Video games are sometimes erroneously called games
Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world’s top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner:Describes th…

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Video games are sometimes erroneously called games(r/gamedesign)

www.amazon.com/Art-Game-Design-Lenses-Second-ebook… Highly recommend this book if you don’t have it already.

And watch tons of GDC talks (free). These are some I can immediately think of right now www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWXsmnlmADc www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPy2hytwDLM

Production wise Unreal Engine official has so much learning material, courses, open sourced projects for you to learn. All free. Honestly for beginner there isn’t much to spend money on, because game engine company like Epic has made so much money they invested a ton in return to further promote their engine. You just need patience.

Maybe get a Houdini Indie license? That’s a rabbit hole you might want to think twice of.

And there’re a lot of good stuff on Udemy, also very cheap.

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$40.53

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Paperback

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ABIS_EBOOKS

Book Author

Jesse Schell

Book Edition

2

Book Publisher

A K Peters/CRC Press

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