This reviewer contributed his considerable hands-on expertise to the entire development process for Creating Emotion in Games. As the book was being written, this dedicated professional reviewed all the material for technical content, organization, and flow. His feedback was critical to ensuring that Creating Emotion in Games fits our reader's need for the highest-quality technical information.
Jason Della Rocca oversees the day-to-day running of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) giving particular focus to outreach efforts and member programs, and working to build the sense of a unified game development community and provide a common voice for the game development industry. Jason and the IGDA deal with such diverse topics as the education of the next generation of game developers, dealing with the concern over violence in games, diminishing the impact of exploitative software patents, and working to attract more women and diverse cultures to game development. Jason also oversees the running of the Game Developers Choice Awards, an annual industry event that recognizes and rewards outstanding achievement within the game development community.
Jason has been a member of the game development community for many years, spending several as the Developer Relations Group Manager at Matrox Graphics, a leading supplier of consumer graphics hardware. Jason also enjoyed short stints at Quazal, evangelizing its online game networking middleware, and Silicon Graphics, where he worked with 3D and web technologies.
Jason can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.