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Gamers at work : stories behind the games people play

Author: Morgan Ramsay
Publisher: [New York] : Apress, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gamers at Work is a critical resource for new and experienced business leaders-for anyone who feels unprepared for the demanding and seemingly insurmountable trials ahead of them.' -Peter Molyneux OBE, founder, Lionhead Studios 'Gamers at Work explores every imaginable subtlety of the video-game industry through the fascinating stories of those who took the risks and reaped the rewards.' -Hal Halpin, president,  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Morgan Ramsay
ISBN: 9781430233510 1430233516
OCLC Number: 1047832051
Notes: "Interviews with the world's most successful entrepreneurs in the video game industry"--Cover. - Includes index.
Description: Online-Ressource (xiii, 342 Seiten).
Contents: 1. Trip Hawkins - Electronic Arts, 3DO, Digital Chocolate 2. Nolan Bushnell - Atari 3. Wild Bill Stealey - MicroProse Software 4. Tony Goodman - Ensemble Studios 5. Feargus Urquhart - Obsidian Entertainment 6. Tim Cain - Troika Games 7. Warren Spector - Junction Point Studios 8. Doug & Gary Carlston - Broderbund Software 9. Don Daglow - Stormfront Studios 10. John Smedley - Verant Interactive 11. Ken Williams - Sierra On-Line 12. Lorne Lanning - Oddworld Inhabitants 13. Chris Ulm - Malibu Comics, High Moon Studios, Appy Entertainment 14. Tobi Saulnier - 1st Playable Productions 15. Christopher Weaver - Bethesda Softworks 16. Jason Rubin - Naughty Dog 17. Ted Price - Insomniac Games
Responsibility: Morgan Ramsay.

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For nearly four decades, video games have captured the imagination and drawn the ire of people everywhere. But the vicious truth of this booming industry is easily forgotten: failure is tradition. In  Read more...

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