Game development essentials : game story & character development / Marianne Krawczyk, Jeannie Novak

Author(s): Krawczyk, Marianne
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Subjects: Computer games--Programming
Computer games--Design
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Clifton Park, NY : Thompson Delmar Learning, c2006
LC Classification: Q, QA
Table of Contents: 1. The history of story : how we've evolved as storytellers 3
2. Game genres : storytelling through style of play 19
3. Building your story : how to construct a story from concept to execution 43
4. Game storytelling devices : integrating game-specific elements into a story 83
5. Character types : who are your characters? 107
6. Character development : building compelling characters 127
7. Verbal character development : effective use of narration, monologue & dialogue 153
8. Gameplay and story : incorporating challenges and strategies into a game story 181
9. Putting your plan into action : implementing a successful storyplay 217
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Game story & character development
Additional Authors: Novak, Jeannie, 1966-
Notes: LCCN: 2005033407
ISBN: 1401878857
ISBN: 9781401878856
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-251) and index
Physical Description: xxiii, 264 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
OCLC Number: 62322406
ISBN/ISSN: 1401878857
9781401878856

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