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Rules of play : game design fundamentals

Author: Katie Salen Tekinbaş; Eric Zimmerman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: As pop culture, games are as important as film or television--but game design has yet to develop a theoretical framework or critical vocabulary. In Rules of Play Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman present a much-needed primer for this emerging field. They offer a unified model for looking at all kinds of games, from board games and sports to computer and video games. As active participants in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katie Salen Tekinbaş; Eric Zimmerman
ISBN: 0262240459 9780262240451
OCLC Number: 51879625
Description: xv, 672 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman.

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An impassioned look at games and game design that offers the most ambitious framework for understanding them to date.  Read more...

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" Rules of Play is an exhaustive, clear, cogent, and complete resource for understanding games and game design. Salen and Zimmerman describe an encyclopedia of game design issues, techniques, and Read more...

 
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