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The Art of Computer Game Design

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The Art of Computer Game Design
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Publisher: Osborne/McGraw-Hill
ISBN/ASIN: 0881341177
ISBN-13: 9780881341171
Number of pages: 81

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This book is one of the pioneer works seriously about video game. It talks about such topics as what is a game, why people play games, and how to design a game. The author describes in detail what goes into the game design including many examples from his own experience.

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