Writing for video game genres [electronic resource] : from FPS to RPG / edited by Wendy Despain.
Contributor(s): Despain, Wendy.Material type: BookPublisher: Wellesley, Mass. : A.K. Peters, c2009Description: xv, 288 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781439875391 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Video games -- Authorship | Video games -- Design | Video genresGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No title; No titleOnline resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access. Also available in print edition.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Writing for massively multiplayer online games / Steve Danuser and Tracy A. Seamster -- 2. Writing for role-playing games / Daniel Erickson -- 3. Writing for adventure games / Lee Sheldon -- 4. Writing for action-adventure games / John Feil -- 5. Writing for platform games / Andrew S. Walsh -- 6. Writing for first-person shooters / Lucien Soulban and Haris Orkin -- 7. Writing for real-time strategy games / Stephen Dinehart -- 8. Writing for sports games / Maurice Suckling -- 9. Writing for simulator games / David Wessman -- 10. Writing for driving games / Maurice Suckling -- 11. Writing for horror games / Richard Dansky -- 12. Writing for science-fiction and fantasy games / Chris Klug -- 13. Writing for sandbox games / Ahmad Saad -- 14. Writing for alternate reality games / Wendy Despain -- 15. Writing for serious games / Sande Chen and Anne Toole -- 16. Writing for casual games / Chris Pasley -- 17. Writing for handheld games / Evan Skolnick -- 18. Writing for mobile phone games / Graeme Davis -- 19. Writing for interactive fiction / J. Robinson Wheeler.
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