Game Design Workshop-Designing, Prototyping, and Playtesting Games

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Tracy Fullerton
Christopher Swain
Steven Hoffman

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Acknowledgments and Credits

The authors wish to thank the many people who have helped us in the creation of this book. They include:

Danielle Jatlow
Waterside Productions

Dorothy Cox
CMP Books

Paul Temme
CMP Books

Jamil Moledina
CMP Books

Frank Lantz
gameLab

Richard Garfield
Wizards of the Coast

Eric Zimmerman
gameLab

David Perry
Shiny Entertainment

American McGee
The Mauritania Import Export Company

Warren Spector
Ion Storm

Peter Molyneaux
Lionhead Studios

Richard Hilleman

Steve Ackrich
Atari

Ray Muzyka
BioWare

Scott Miller
3D Realms

Lorne Lanning
Oddworld Inhabitants

Sandy Petersen
Ensemble Studios

Rob Pardo
Blizzard Entertainment

Amy Jo Kim

Scott Kim

Jesse Schell
Carnegie Mellon University

Don Daglow
Stormfront Studios

Celia Pearce
UC Irvine

Noah Falstein
The Inspiracy Bill Roper
Flagship Studios

Bill Fulton
Microsoft Game Studios

Kevin Keeker
Microsoft Game Studios

Brian Hersch
Hersch and Company

Bruce C. Shelley
Ensemble Studios

Brian Tinsman
Wizards of the Coast

James Ernest
Cheapass Games

Graeme Bayless
Electronic Arts

Rob Daviau
Hasbro Games

Alan R. Moon

Nikita Mikros
Black Hammer Game

Trent Oster
BioWare

Marc LeBlanc

Michael Sweet
AudioBrain

Starr Long
NC Soft

Matt Firor
Mythic Entertainment

Josh Holmes
EA Canada

Troy Dunniway
Electronic Arts Los Angeles

Stan Chow
EA Canada

Naomi Kokubo
EA Canada

Chris Taylor
Gas Powered Games

Tom Sloper
Sloperama Productions

Kenn Hoekstra
Raven Software

Rich Liebowitz
Union Entertainment

Jesse Vigil

Jim Vessella

Justin Hall

Sus Lundgren
PLAY Research Group

John Rocco

Ranjit Bhatnagar
gameLab

Bob Greenberg
R/GA Interactive

Neal Robison
Vivendi Universal Games

Matt Kassan
Atari

Vincent Lacava
PopNYC

Rob Roth

Kim Markegard
Casino Studios

Dino Citraro
Casino Studios

Greg Glass

Mike Gresh

Dan Fiden

Tim Lee

Greg Ecker

Neil Dufine

Richard Wyckoff
Pandemic Studios

Peter Duke
Duke Media

Chris Brandkamp
Cyan

Chip Blundell
Eidos

Jay Wilbur
Epic Games

Jordan Mechner

Phil Adams
Interplay

Nick Lefevre
Konami of America

John Garrett
LucasArts

Rhy-Ming Poon
Activision

Dallas Dickinson
Sony Online Entertainment

Steve Weiss
Sony Online Entertainment

Minori Murakami
Namco

Jason Rubin
Naughty Dog

Stephanie Reimann
Nintendo

Leslie Hollingshead
Vivendi Universal Games

Kate Ross
Wizards of the Coast

Steve Jackson
Steve Jackson Games

Gary Gygax

Scott Fisher
USC School of Cinema

Jen Stein
USC School of Cinema

Elizabeth Daley
USC School of Cinema

All of our students at the University of Southern California

IMAGE CREDITS AND COPYRIGHT NOTICES

Cover design by Tracy Fullerton

Dice and chess cover photos by Tracy Fullerton

Image from Hitman courtesy of Eido Interactive. © Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Images from Unreal 2 courtesy of Epic Games, Inc. © Epic Games, Inc.

Image from Jak and Daxter Copyright © 2003 Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc. "Jak and Daxter" are trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc. Courtesy of Naughty Dog

"Concept Art from Starcraft: Ghost™ provided by Blizzard Entertainment®

Playtesting photos by Tracy Fullerton and Christopher Swain

All diagrams in the book by Tracy Fullerton

Images from You Don't Know Jack™ courtesy of Jelly- vision © Jellyvision, Inc.

Photo illustrations by Tracy Fullerton Scrabble, Monopoly, Milton Bradley's Operation, Lord of the Rings boardgame, Connect Four, and Pit © Hasbro

Image from Chess tournament courtesy of SKBosna

Image from Quake tournament courtesy of Foto

Images from Dark Age of Camelot courtesy of Mythic Entertainment. Copyright © 2003 Mythic Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved. www.darkageofcamelot.com

PAC-MAN™ © 1980 Namco Ltd,. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Namco Holding Corp.

Image from 7th Guest © Virgin Interactive Entertainment

Image from Tomb Raider courtesy of Eido Interactive. © Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Image from Slingo courtesy of Slingo, Inc. © Slingo

SOUL CALIBER II™ © 1982 Namco Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Namco Holding Corp. SOULCALIBUR II ® & © 1995 1998 2002 2003 NAMCO LTD., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Scotland Yard © Ravensburger

Images from Maximum Chase™ courtesy of Microsoft Corporation. Screenshots reprinted by permission of Microsoft Corporation

POLE POSITION™ © 1982 Namco Ltd,. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Namco Holding Corp.

Image from Bejeweled courtesy of Popcap Games © Popcap Games

Image from Prince of Persia 3D © Red Orb Entertainment

Images from Settlers of Catan © Mayfair Games

Images from Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Pitfall, and Stationfall courtesy of Activision © Activision

Image from Day of the Tentacle courtesy of LucasArts. LucasArts and the Lucas Arts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm, Ltd. © 1993 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. or Lucasfilm Ltd & or TM as indicated. All rights reserved.

"Images from Diablo® II, Warcraft® II, and Warcraft® III: Reign of Chaos™ courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment®"

GALAXIAN™ © 1979 Namco Ltd,. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Namco Holding Corp.

Image from Metal Gear Solid courtesy of Konami Computer Entertainment Japan © 1987-2003 Konami Computer Entertainment Japan

Images from "The Incredible Machine: Even More Incredible Contraptions" courtesy of Sierra Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Image from Space Invaders courtesy of Taito Corporation. © Taito Corporation (1978-2003)

Images from Myst courtesy of Cyan Worlds, Inc. © Cyan Worlds, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Image from Lara Croft courtesy of Eidos Interactive. © Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Image of Duke Nukem courtesy of 3DRealms/Apo- gee © 3DRealms

Image from Secret of Monkey Island courtesy of LucasArts. LucasArts and the Lucas Arts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm, Ltd. © 1990 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. or Lucasfilm Ltd & or TM as indicated. All rights reserved.

Images from Settlers of Catan © Mayfair Games

Image from Tomb Raider Level Editor courtesy of Eidos Interactive. © Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Playtesting photos by Tracy Fullerton and Christopher Swain

Image from Deus Ex courtesy of Eidos Interactive. © Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Illuminati © Steve Jackson Games

MotoGP™ © 1998 2000 Namco Ltd., All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Namco Holding Corp. MotoGP3 © 1998 2000 2001 2002 NAMCO LTD., ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Licensed by Dorna.

Image from Magic: The Gathering Online © 1995- 2003 Wizards of the Coast

Images from Hulk courtesy of Universal Interactive. © 2003 Universal Interactive, Inc. © 2003 Universal Studios. Hulk: TM & © 2003 Marvel Characters, Inc. Used with Permission. Hulk™ interactive game and all of its screen images is copyrighted by Universal Interactive, Inc. and is used under license.

Image from Thief III courtesy of Eidos Interactive. © Eidos Interactive Ltd.

Images of usability labs courtesy of Microsoft Corporation

Space War image © Digital Equipment Corporation

Image from MSN Game Zone Backgammon courtesy of Microsoft Corporation. Screenshots reprinted by permission of Microsoft Corporation

Image from Castle Infinity © Castle Infinity Inc.

Images from Dungeon Siege courtesy of Microsoft Corporation. Screenshots reprinted by permission of Microsoft Corporation

Images from Indie Game Jam © Justin Hall

EverQuest is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. © 1999-2003 Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. All rights reserved.

PlanetSide is a trademark of Sony Online Entertainment Inc. © 2003 Sony Online Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.



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Game Design Workshop. Designing, Prototyping, and Playtesting Games
Game Design Workshop: Designing, Prototyping, & Playtesting Games (Gama Network Series)
ISBN: 1578202221
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 162

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