Video Game Design walk thru

This video walks you through a game as I play it. But this isn't just a walk thru of a game. I designed this game to show you some of the basic, and important, concepts of game design for maximum player enjoyment. It is a game I designed with FPS Creator and it shows some of the basic concepts of designing your games for maximum enjoyment and playability. You have to consider many of the psychological concepts behind game making when you are making games.Some of the concepts include using color as a suspense building tool, rewarding ingenuity of your player and encouraging the player to manipulate the environment. If you came to this page directly I have a supporting tutorial with pictures and in-depth explanations of the game design concepts that starts here. If you have trouble with this it is located on my youtube channel here

 

Introduction to Game Development

Introduction to Game Development, Second Edition Welcome to Introduction to Game Development, Second Edition, the new edition of the book that combines the wisdom and expertise of more than twenty game industry professionals to give you a unique introduction to all aspects of game development, from design to programming to business and production. Organized around the curriculum guidelines of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), the book is divided into seven independent sections, each featuring articles written by the experts on those topics. Suitable for both an introductory game development course or as a reference for game developers and designers, the book offers coverage of all the key concepts and ideas that encompass game development, while providing real-life examples and practical insight. Fully revised for today's technology, this second edition features an expanded section on game design, a new chapter on game writing and interactive storytelling, and much more. And the accompanying CD-ROM contains all the source code, demos, art files, and other materials referenced throughout the book. Introduction to Game Development, Second Edition is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to understand the entire game development process.

 

Paid to Play: An Insider's Guide to Video Game Careers

*Unique - Currently there are NO OTHER video game career guides with over 100 interviews from current, working game professionals. They are fully candid and give readers an unvarnished look inside the industry. The biggest secret? It's actually work.
*Written by Insiders - The authors are a professional, registered Career Counselor and two game writers who have worked on over 1000 game reviews, 70 strategy guides, and scripted storylines for over five different video games.
*Total Coverage - The authors will be interviewing over 100 professionals, all of them in different jobs within the video game industry. This will give readers a complete overview of what jobs there are in the industry and which ones may be suited to their talents. Rather than a vague list or a focus on programming and development, Paid to Play will blanket the various fields that are utilized in the world of video games.

FPS Creator

ENTERACTIVE FPS Creator ( Windows ) - With FPS Creator you can create your own shooter game with pixel-perfect precision. Create your game instantly with the intuitive 3D editor -- drag and drop walls, lights, doors, enemies, ammo, weapons and more. When you've got things placed where you want them you can drop in weapons, enemies, objectives, trigger zones, customise the loading screens, create your own AI scripts and everything else that makes a great shooter game. Once you're done, you can play your game with a click!

 

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