The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design

By Flint Dille; John Zuur Platten; Skip Press (Editor)
(Lone Eagle Publishing Company, Paperback, 9781580650663, 260pp.)

Publication Date: January 8, 2008

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Description
- Authors are top game designers
- Aspiring game writers and designers must have this complete bible


There are other books about creating video games out there.
Sure, they cover the basics. But The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design goes way beyond the basics. The authors, top game designers, focus on creating games that are an involving, emotional experience for the gamer. Topics include integrating story into the game, writing the game script, putting together the game bible, creating the design document, and working on original intellectual property versus working with licenses. Finally, there's complete information on how to present a visionary new idea to developers and publishers. Got game? Get The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design.




About the Author
Flint Dille and John Zuur Platten's company, The Bureau of Film and Games, develops original games for next-generation platforms. They co-wrote Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, which GameSpot called "superb...one of the year's best action games." Flint Dille's credits include Dead to Rights and Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu. John Zuur Platten's credits include Red Ninja and Scooby-Doo 2005. The authors live in Los Angeles.



Skip Press is a veteran author, screenwriter, online writing instructor, and former editor of Entertainment Monthly. He has written and sold television scripts, feature films, plays, and a variety of books, including the acclaimed "Writeras Guide to Hollywood Producers, Directors, and Screenwriting Agents" and "How to Write What You Want & Sell What You Write,"
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