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Fundamentals of Game Design, Third Edition by Ernest Adams

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Chapter 2. Designing and Developing Games

Game design is the process of

image Imagining a game

image Defining the way it works

image Describing the elements that make up the game (conceptual, functional, artistic, and others)

image Transmitting information about the game to the team who will build it

Refining and tuning the game during development and testing

A game designer’s ...

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