Books: Exercises in Style

ExercisesInStyle99 ways to tell a story
Exercises in Style,
by Raymond Queneau

99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style,
by Matt Madden

These two books both belong firmly in the “Secret Books” category. Neither book has anything explicit to say about games and you’d probably be hard pressed to find anything immediately useful in either one, but they tend to appear on the bookshelves of game designers with surprising frequency.

Published in: on June 27, 2009 at 9:50 am  Leave a Comment  

Books: Challenges for Game Designers

Challenges for Game DesignersChallenges for Game Designers, by Brenda Brathwaite and Ian Schreiber.

Bear with me readers, I’m going to try a bold experiment today. I’m about to break with my usual pattern and review an actual game design book written by actual game designers. I know that’s a pretty radical departure from the norm but work with me on this, I think you’ll like it.

Published in: on November 28, 2008 at 4:53 am  Comments (2)  
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