5.1 Making Sure You have a Shared Vision

An unborn video game is a complicated thing. Much like an unborn child, it will one day have a unique, distinct personality. It will have a look that is immediately recognizable to those who love it. But unlike creating a child, the genesis of a successful game takes a lot more than two people and is a bit more involved than an hour of fun in the bedroom!

For starters, once you’ve managed to identify all of the prospective “parents” and have secured commitments from all of their important leaders, you all still have to come to terms with exactly how your offspring will look, sound, and function when ...

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