From the Back Cover
Want to learn how to create cutting-edge video games? Need some advice to improve your current game? Then get ready to Level Up!
Scott Rogers, the video game designer behind hits such as Pac-Man World, God of WarTM, the Maximo Series, and SpongeBob SquarePants, shares his years of knowledge and experience with you on how to make video games great. Learn how to:
- Create what gamers want
- Bring compelling (and playable) characters to life
- Build game levels that tell stories and challenge players
- Design everything from controls to cutscenes to combat
- Structure your game documents for success
- Pitch your game like the professionals
Level Up! has been written with all levels of game designers in mind. Over 400 drawings illustrate design concepts and common pitfalls of game design, making Level Up! an indispensible guide for video game designers both 'in the field' and the classroom.
So what are you waiting for? Grab this book and prepare to Level Up!