Rules of play : game design fundamentals / Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman
By: Salen, Katie.
Contributor(s): Zimmerman, Eric.Material type: TextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2004Description: xv, 672 p. : ill., figs., tabs. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780262240451 (hbk.) ; 9780262240451 (hbk.) .Subject(s): Computer games -- Design | Computer games -- Programming | Computer games -- Design -- Philosophy | Hobbies and Games | Computer games / online games: strategy guides | Level design: games programming | Graphical & digital media applications | Graphics programming | Computer science
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Unit 1: Core concepts -- Unit 2: Rules -- Unit 3: Play -- Unit 4: Culture
Video and computer games have become as much a genre of pop culture as film or television, but game design has yet to develop a theoretical framework or critical vocabulary. In 'Rules of Play' Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman offer an impassioned defense and definition of this emerging field.